July 31, 2018 •
Recent, Research •
by Felix Simon
If you believe the headlines these days, nearly everything gives you cancer. Unfortunately, it’s not unheard of that researches and journalists overstate the results of health-related studies or spin them in a way that betrays the...
May 18, 2018 •
Recent, Research, Specialist Journalism •
by Rana Khaled Arafat
Many assume that investigative reporting started in the West. This neglects the rich history of investigative journalism in Africa, says Anya Schiffrin, author of “African Muckracking – 75 Years of Investigative Journalism in...
October 30, 2017 •
Ethics and Quality, Short stories •
The European Journalism Observatory’s (EJO) new French language website, is launched today. The site will publish the latest research and analysis on journalism and the media. It is aimed at French-speaking audiences in Europe and...
November 14, 2016 •
Media and Politics, Media Economics, Recent •
by Andrew Jack
As Hillary Clinton found to her cost in the latest US presidential elections, emails remain a potent force in modern life. Partly because of the former Secretary of State’s reluctance to abandon her Blackberry for the government’s...
August 8, 2016 •
Latest stories •
by Julia Lefkowitz
A study of tabloid and ‘quality’ British newspapers has shown that the language and values of each are increasingly resembling one another. ‘Qualities’ are adopting the language once distinctive of tabloids, whilst tabloid titles...
March 11, 2016 •
Digital News, Ethics and Quality •
by Scott. R Maier
Amid the onslaught of digital news, information and gossip, what online audiences value most may be surprising: long stories, in-depth coverage, and journalistic inquiry that offers fresh perspectives. That’s the conclusion of a recent...
May 13, 2015 •
Digital News, Research •
Data are now abundant, and governments, companies, media, and organisations are constantly seeking to reap the benefits of these data – whether to identify internal issues and consider potential solutions, to improve transparency, or to...