Bulgarian Media: From Hero to Zero

2 weeks ago
Georgi Staykov

Back in 2006, Bulgaria and France had something important in common. Both countries were ranked 35th on a list of…

The Sorry, Sorry State of State Media

In a study released recently, Marius Dragomir introduces a new tool to assess the editorial independence of the world’s state media and…

4 days ago

Funding Journalism in Britain: Commercial Logic Beats Public Interest

Public funding is the most suited, if not sole, future for Britain’s public interest journalism. But both policymakers and commercial media seem…

1 week ago

Anya Schiffrin: Media Capture Got Worse

Media capture is a useful concept for understanding the state of the media today, describing a situation in which governments…

5 months ago

Tech Platforms Must Be Regulated. The Question Is How.

Major digital platforms, such as Facebook and Google, are in a dominant position in several areas. They have a crucial…

6 months ago

Private Investors in Talks to Fund European Journalism

A group of unnamed private investors are discussing plans to support independent media, especially in Central and Eastern Europe. As…

8 months ago

Idiot of the Week: Jair Bolsonaro

The Idiot of the Week title goes to a politician who could easily win it every week. The pugnacious Brazilian…

9 months ago

The Future of Media in Hong Kong: A Messy Landscape

A total of 53 opposition politicians and activists were arrested in Hong Kong in January 2021, on the basis that…

9 months ago

Idiot of the Week: Merelize Van Der Merwe

A 32-year old farmer from South Africa, Merelize Van Der Merwe edged out some difficult competition to win the Idiot…

9 months ago

Alden To Boost Stake in Tribune Publishing

A large newspaper publisher is one step away from being created in the United States, following the acquisition of the…

9 months ago