Research funding programme for Russian-speaking journalists and bloggers from Russia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, the Baltics or the Caucasus
Increasingly, cybersecurity and privacy are undermined in the name of security, for example tackling encryption tools. A report by the German Institute for International and Security Affairs explains why Germany should oppose this trend
Two recent studies examine the relationship between digitalisation and gig economy in European countries, with its consequences on the precarious status of employment of an incresing number of workers.
The European Audiovisual Observatory examines the regulation of broadcast, print and online media during elections in different Council of Europe member states
The 2017 edition of the Digital News Report by the Reuters Institute, the most comprehensive ongoing comparative study of news consumption in the world, focuses on the issues of trust in the era of fake news, changing business models and the role of platforms
The study by the Media Governance and Industries Research Lab (University of Vienna) examines how far-right and populist political parties affect independent journalism in democracies and the specific threats they pose to it in 12 European countries: Austria; Bosnia & Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; France; Germany; Hungary; Italy; Montenegro; Poland; Romania; and Serbia.
For a growing number of journalists in Europe, atypical is the new typical and precarious employment is becoming the norm
A study assessing the impact of the schemes revealed by the Panama Papers makes several recommendations, including for the EU to introduce measures for the protection of whistleblowers
Media coverage is vital to shaping people’s opinions on migration, but journalism struggles to resist oversimplification, emotional approach and political interference
Lecture in German about the "lügenpresse" discussion and rising attacs on journalists in 2015