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Posted in Countries Journalism Thinking Journalism

Bulgarian Media: From Hero to Zero

Back in 2006, Bulgaria and France had something important in common. Both countries were ranked 35th on a list of 169 nations in the annual…

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Posted in The Hot Potato Thinking Journalism

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 or vested interests networked with…

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Posted in Journalism Thinking Journalism

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 a response to the deteriorating…

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Posted in Local Reporter Markets & Players

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 Tribune Publishing by Alden Global…

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Internet Freedom in Europe: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Turkey

  An increasing number of governments are increasingly turning the screws on internet freedom. Funnily enough, they look at the EU for inspiration. When Judit…

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The Terrorist Assault on the Capitol

What happened is terrorism – the use of violence to achieve political ends. After Trump’s triumph in 2016, many of us speculated that violent mobs,…

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Journalism After Covid: What Will Be Left of It?

Since the start of the pandemic crisis, in the U.S., “at least 21 local newspapers have merged, at least 1,400 newsroom staffers have been permanently…

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What’s the Big Story in Financial Transparency?

MediaPowerMonitor is regularly asking its community what keeps them awake at night. Financial transparency came first among the most important issues that readers flagged in…

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Marjorie Taylor Greene

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene won with brio the Idiot of the Week title after the media unearthed a slew of Facebook posts dating back…

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Russia Will Redouble Efforts To Strengthen Its Narratives

“The sentencing of Alexey Navalny to two years and eight months in a penal colony yesterday, as well as the ongoing repressions against his supporters,…

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