Business Models

December 12, 2014 by  

An online newspaper with a difference has been launched in Italy. Gli Stati Generali is a journalistic start-up with a strong IT component. The difference between this newspaper and others lies in its business model: contributors are paid according to the attention and interest their articles generate online. Performance is measured by an internal algorithm which also determines, and... read more

Operated by:

 Università della Svizzera italiana

Media and Politics

December 4, 2014 by  

Since last November’s EuroMaidan protests many Ukrainian journalists have become social activists, to help fight corruption and foster democratic change. Online and social media continue to be the major platform for their activism. Journalists have been using their popularity, and a wide network of contacts on Facebook and Twitter, to scrutinise the new government, call for reform and urge Ukrainians to make donations to volunteering initiatives. Independent journalists and popular... read more
Media and Politics

November 25, 2014 by  

Recent stories about Hungary in the western press have given the impression that Budapest, the capital, has been descending into a totalitarianism not seen in Europe since the invading horsemen of Genghis Khan. Criticism of the centralizing policies and authoritarian style of Viktor Orban, the prime minister, usually includes a comparison to... read more

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 Robert Bosch Stiftung

 Fondo Nazionale Svizzero per la Ricerca Scientifica

 Stiftung Presse-Haus NRZ