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Knight Foundation - Stakeholders

Knight Foundation is a foundation based in the United States. It supports projects in different fields, including journalism, with the aim of fostering informed and engaged communities. The supported initiatives, leaders and ideas are intended to meet the needs of an evolving practice of journalism, including the use and adoption of new media technology. The foundation also seek to enable sustainable news organizations, primarily by supporting the relevance of their journalism to audiences. 

FJUM (Forum for Journalism and Media) - Stakeholders

FJUM (Forum for Journalism and Media) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2011 on the initiative of the City of Vienna. It offers training courses, seminars, and longer modules for journalists in Austria and Europe, some of them held in English. The main focus lies with innovation, internationalism, and content specialization. Every year FJUM organizes a high-level media conference, Media Innovation Day, where trends in journalism are discussed and possible solutions for the current shake-up in the field of media are offered.

Universität Wien (University of Vienna) - Stakeholders

The Media Governance and Industries Research Lab of the University of Vienna studies the processes of and challenges posed by governance of communication processes and the media in relation to Democracy, Citizenship and Human Rights. Its work is both theory and practice driven and it aims to bridge academic systematic enquiry and theory together with applicability and solution driven research. 

Union of Publishers in Bulgaria - Stakeholders

Joined by 18 publishing houses producing over 40 printed products, the Union of Publishers in Bulgaria is an independent, non-governmental association united by the principles of defending the freedom of the press, the independence of journalists and the encouragement of their work so that society is objectively informed. The main goals of the Union are: to defend freedom of speech and the independence of the Bulgarian print media; to contribute for the improvement of the quality of Bulgarian press; to upgrade the public prestige of print media; to establish relations of fair competition among its members; to help in solving economic issues of common interest of the newspaper publishers; to mantain mutual trust among its members.

Union of Bulgarian Journalists (UBJ) - Stakeholders

The Union of  Bulgarian Journalists (UBJ) is the largest journalists' organization in Bulgaria. It is a voluntary association of 4500 journalists from all over the country who want to protect their own professional, social and trade union rights and interests. The main goals of UBJ are as follows: the promotion of professional journalism in the Bulgarian society; the adherence to professional standards and ethics; the protection of media freedom and independent press; the expression of the common interests of Bulgarian journalists to public authorities; the development of international cooperation in the field of professional journalism.

Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) - Stakeholders

Founded in late 1989, the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) is an interdisciplinary public policy institute dedicated to the values of democracy and market economy. CSD defines itself as a "non-partisan, independent organization fostering the reform process in Europe through impact on policy and civil society". Born as a think-tank, its main goals are: to provide an enhanced institutional and policy capacity for a successful European integration process, especially in the area of justice and home affairs; to promote institutional reform and the practical implementation of democratic values in legal and economic practice; to monitor public attitudes and serve as a watchdog of the institutional reform process.

Center for Information and Bubble Studies (CIBS) - Stakeholders

Located at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen, the Center for Information and Bubble Studies  (CIBS) was opened in 2016 by professor Vincent Hendricks . It is an interdisciplinary center that looks at mathematics, economics and logic as well as philosophy, information theory, social psychology and behavioral studies. The CIBS aims to examine the mathematical structure and dynamics of the "bubble phenomena", trying to answer questions such as "what do you do with these bubbles once they are there? Could you intervene? Are there good bubbles or malignant bubbles or are all bubbles malignant and some benign?". The CIBS was endowed in 2015 by a grant from the Carlsberg Foundation, which runs for a 5 year period.

European Youth Press (EYP) - Stakeholders

The European Youth Press (EYP) is a network of youth media organisations in Europe. With 27 member organisations and several committees, the EYP is a non-profit institution which reaches more than 60.000 young journalists across Europe, volunteers and professionals between 20 and 30 years of age. The main aim of the EYP is to inspire young people to involve themselves in media and take an active part in civil society, by fostering fair and independent journalism. To do that, EYP organises seminars, trainings and debates for young journalists while also taking an active part in discussions regarding the standards in journalism education and media policies throughout the European Union and beyond.
 

Albanian Centre for Quality Journalism - Stakeholders

Financially supported by US Embassy in Tirana through the US State Department’s Alumni Office Program, the Albanian Center for Quality Journalism aims to improve professional journalism standards in the country, paying particular attention to trainings for young students. Under this initiative, the contents of the website (both in English and Albanian) are produced and edited by the students of the Investigative Journalism Laboratory project, who are responsible for the policy and the editorial line.

Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network - Stakeholders

Established in 2012, the Internet & Jurisdiction (I&J) Policy Network enables multi-stakeholder cooperation among civil society, academia, technical operators, international organizations, states and internet platforms to address the tension between the cross-border nature of the internet and national jurisdictions facilitating the development of global policy standards. Three thematic programs are currently carried out: Data & Jurisdiction, Content & Jurisdiction, Domains & Jurisdiction. The I&J Observatory keeps track of jurisdictional trends around the world.