Specialist Reporting

September 11, 2014 by  

An online network, aimed at helping journalists from all over the world to “find a story, find a colleague and find a couch” has been set up by three journalists in Berlin. Hostwriter aims to encourage collaboration between journalists, as well as to help them find friendly accommodation while on reporting trips abroad. Described by its founders as “couchsurfing for reporters”, Hostwriter... read more

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 Università della Svizzera italiana

Media Economics

September 4, 2014 by  

Broadcasting in Serbia is about to change. In July 2015 the country will switch to digital television, one of the last European countries to do so and three years behind schedule. The delay was due to a combination of the economic crisis and two consecutive elections. And when it happens, rather than leading to more choice, digital switchover is likely to force Serbia’s overcrowded media market to shrink, as local broadcasters compete for a limited number of digital licenses. With 133... read more
Specialist Reporting

August 13, 2014 by  

User engagement is increasingly important to European media organizations. It is changing the way news is produced and consumed. Readers, listeners and viewers can now communicate directly with news providers. Newsrooms can also interact with their audiences, to conduct research or seek feedback. Media no longer has the monopoly over news,... read more

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 Robert Bosch Stiftung

 Fondo Nazionale Svizzero per la Ricerca Scientifica

 Stiftung Presse-Haus NRZ