Marius Dragomir

From Campus to the Headlines: How a Student Journalism Squad Is Breaking Major Stories

Every year, a journalism class at a Vienna-based university unearths attention-grabbing stories.  The idea of a practical journalism course dawned…

11 months ago

Spain’s Aspiring Prime Minister Spreads Bunkum on Primetime Television

The leading candidate for the Spanish prime minister position is using a deceptive technique called Gish gallop during a televised…

1 year ago

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…

2 years ago

State Media: Move Fast and Label Things

Dominant thanks to their privileged status and special funding arrangements, state media play a disproportionately high role in shaping narratives,…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

Why Is Iran Shaking up Its Media?

A major reform of Iran’s media is underway as the country’s leadership wants to boost its influence, both at home…

2 years 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…

2 years ago

The Hungarian Media Capture Express: Next Stop, Europe

The Hungarian oligarchy has thus far been focused on controlling media at home. Now, they move on to Europe. As…

3 years ago

Georgi Staykov Joins MediaPowerMonitor

We are pleased to announce that Georgi Staykov joined the MediaPowerMonitor team as Editorial Lead. Mr. Staykov will be in…

3 years 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…

3 years ago