Research

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…

4 months ago

Researching Media Development Impact: Puzzling Findings

Spending on media development has increased during the past decade, but there is little evidence, if any, that this support…

5 months ago

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…

7 months 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…

7 months ago

Funding Journalism in Ukraine: Ask the Oligarchs

Four large players dominate the media market in Ukraine, a country where television is the main source of news. Independent…

1 year ago

Who Funds Journalism in Italy?

Advertising is the most important source of income in the Italian news media market, where television is still the most…

1 year ago

Funding Journalism in Israel: Secrecy and Political Influence

Unusual opacity is the most salient characteristic of the media system in Israel, where the involvement of political figures in…

2 years ago

Regulatory Capture in Slovakia: Who Benefits Most

The Slovak news media sector remains captured by powerful financial groups and oligarchs. Blame it on regulation (partly). Thanks to…

2 years ago

Technology and Journalism in Indonesia: The Rise of Internet Police

Misinformation has flooded the Indonesian internet in recent years. The government’s response will only shrink the space for online news…

3 years ago

Who’s Funding Journalism in Kazakhstan

When Vlast.kz, a Russian-language news portal, launched operations in 2012, its founders pinned their hopes on readers to finance them.…

3 years ago