Reports and papers

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

Monitoring Media Pluralism in Europe: Testing and Implementation of the Media Pluralism Monitor 2014

The Monitoring Media Pluralism 2014 is a measurement tool updating and testing previous monitoring tools, designed to assess the risks to media pluralism in EU member states

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Belgium - Media Pluralism Monitor 2014

The MPM 2014 report shows a low/medium risk for Belgium Media Pluralism, particularly relating to the economic dimension

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Freedom on the net 2014

The report Freedom of the net 2014, by Freedom House, reveals how internet freedom around the world has declined for the fourth consecutive year, with a growing number of countries introducing online censorship and monitoring practices

read more Censorship Defamation and Libel Media Law Worldwide Armenia Azerbaijan Georgia Estonia France Germany Turkey Hungary Iceland Italy Russia Ukraine United Kingdom

Journalism in the Era of Big Data: Cases, Concepts and Critiques - Introduction

This open-access article introduces the Special Issue of Digital Journalism (Volume 3, Issue 3, 2015), focusing on Journalism In An Era Of Big Data

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Clarifying Journalism’s Quantitative Turn - A typology for evaluating data journalism, computational journalism, and computer-assisted reporting

This open-access article defines and compares three quantitative forms of journalism—computer-assisted reporting, data journalism, and computational journalism—examining the points of overlap and divergence among their journalistic values and practices

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Influence on the media: Owners, politicians and advertisers

This report, published by the Conrad Adenauer Stiftung in Bulgarian, German and English, focuses on relationships of dependence in the Bulgarian media landscape

read more Censorship Media ownership Bulgaria

Journalistic education in South East Europe

The role of journalists has dramatically changed in the last 20 years demanding adequate shifts also in the field of journalistic education, and more so in the countries confronted with democratic transition

read more Albania Bosnia Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia North Macedonia Romania Journalism education Ethics of journalism

Denmark - Media Pluralism Monitor 2014

Media Pluralism Monitor 2014 indicates a low/medium risk for Danish media, particularly related to the economic dimension

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Freedom of media in the Western Balkans

This report commissioned by the European Parliament analyses media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans in light of the EU enlargement policy, providing region-wide monitoring as well as country-specific profiles

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