Reports

Analyses on specific aspects related to press and media freedom, performed and published by research centres, non-governmental organizations and public bodies

Words that matter: a Glossary for Journalism in Cyprus

An OSCE trilingual guide that scrutinises which 'negative' expressions are commonly used by journalists in Cyprus, and their alternatives

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Democracy disrupted? Personal information and political influence

The report analyses how personal information is used in modern political campaigns. After summarising the policy findings from data analytics investigation, it makes ten recommendations in respect of the transparent and lawful use of data analytics in future political campaigns

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DRI - Disinformation Resilience in Central and Eastern Europe

An extensive research aimed at assessing national vulnerabilities and preparedness to adequately react to foreign-led disinformation in Central and Eastern Europe

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Countering Online Harassment in Newsrooms: Strategies and Best Practices implemented in Finland

The report addresses issue of online harassment in Finnish newsrooms by a series of interviews with editors-in-chief, managing editors, web and social media editors, and staff and freelance journalists to better understand online harassment and how it is dealt with in Finland, as well as presenting an overview of situation of online harassment against journalists based on a survey by the Union of Journalists in Finland

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Defending Independent Media: A Comprehensive Analysis of Aid Flows

This new report by CIMA explores how much money the world’s official aid donors give to help independent and public-service-oriented media build free and open societies globally, the regions where this trend is stronger and the adopted approaches

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Freedom in the World 2018

The report by Freedom House provides an evaluation of the state of democracy in the world in 2017, analysing trends in freedom including freedom of elections, freedom of the press and the rule of law

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Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018

This study explores the ways news is being consumed in a range of countries. This year's report focuses on the issues of trust and misinformation, media literacy, new online business models, the impact of changing Facebook algorithms and the rise of new platforms and messaging apps

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Personal Data and Political Influence in Italy

As part of a larger effort by Tactical Tech on The Influence Industry, Fabio Chiusi and Claudio Agosti wrote a report about the role played by data in political campaigns in the run-up to the 2018 elections in Italy

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Encryption and Anonymity follow-up report

After three years, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye authored an update to the 2015 Report on Encryption and Anonymity, addressing trends in state restrictions and the role of corporations

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Who influences the influencers?

The research presents analysis of 230 EU Influencers (76 MEPs, 43 EU Institutions employees, 111 Brussels opinion formers) responses to an online survey on media consumption, revealing the patterns of most influential media and ways of communication for the influencers themselves

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