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Over 84% of the World’s State Media Lack Independence

More than 84% of the world’s state media are government-controlled, according to a newly released report from the Media and Journalism Research Center. The government…

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Idiot of the Week: Gianni Infantino

When the world is mad at Russia for invading Ukraine, bombing its buildings and killing its people, companies leave Russia in droves, and sanctions are…

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Media in Figures. 70% of Journalists Expect Fall in Ad Revenues Triggered By War in Ukraine

Interesting statistics extracted from cool studies and research projects about media and journalism 25 March 2022 Some 70% of journalists expect a significant decline in…

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Media in Figures. US$ 458m: Total Philanthropic Funding Spent in the Media in 2020

Interesting statistics extracted from cool studies and research projects about media and journalism Philanthropic support for news media organizations recorded a significant increase in 2020…

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The Debunking Effect: What Problems Fact-Checkers Are Grappling With

In an era when misinformation is spreading like fire, verifying information, and hence the work of fact-checking organizations, have become increasingly important. Yet, they grapple with…

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Hungarian Government Uses the War in Ukraine As Electoral Propaganda

With only a month or so to go before national elections in Hungary, Fidesz, the political party of the country’s populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban,…

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Media in Figures: TikTok To Grow To Almost One Billion Users by 2025

Interesting statistics extracted from cool studies and research projects about media and journalism Within four years, Facebook will remain the largest social network in the…

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Media in Figures: Highest Number of State Controlled Media in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

Interesting statistics extracted from cool studies and research projects about media and journalism The highest number of state-controlled media outlets in the world are in…

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Idiot of the Week: Novak Djokovic

People in the Balkans, the region where the tennis player Novak Djokovic comes from, know the type. Do anything you can, even lie or mislead…

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Lord Martin Callanan

We do not give the title of Idiot of the week to people for expressing their opinions, however outrageous they might sound. Yet, calling the…

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