October 17, 2018 •
Comment, Media and Politics, Press Freedom •
by Henrik Kaufholz
The Danish Public Service Broadcaster DR has to cut its budget by 20 per cent. It's a frontal attack on the freedom of the media, says Danish journalist Henrik Kaufholz....
November 8, 2016 •
Media Economics, Research •
by Rasmus Kleis Nielsen
A new Reuters Institute report has reviewed academic and stakeholder research on the relation between public service media and private sector media with regard to their political impact, social impact, and market impact. For the report...
April 12, 2016 •
Digital News •
by Jon Stubbe Wissing
Denmark has recently seen the rise of four ambitious new media entrants, all promising to deliver quality journalism. They are Zetland, Føljeton, Korrespondenterne and POV International. But how do they plan to survive? Each seems to...
December 1, 2015 •
Ethics and Quality, Short stories •
by Mark Blach-Ørsten
Credibility is frequently represented as both an ideal goal for journalism as a profession and as an integral part of the survival strategy of the news industry. Yet there exists no widely accepted way of measuring the concept. Our recent...
July 9, 2015 •
Media and Politics, Research, Short stories •
by Mark Blach-Ørsten
Denmark’s latest general election was held on the 18th of June and, as always, the news media’s coverage of the event was a subject of public debate. Especially two points: the first, was the question of ‘the presidentialisation’...
April 17, 2014 •
Ethics and Quality, Research •
by Evgeniya Boklage
The idea of professional autonomy is a cornerstone of the journalistic profession and its limitations are considered detrimental to democracy. Sometimes, reporters find their professional independence constrained by their own news...
June 13, 2013 •
Ethics and Quality •
by Meera Selva
The public still believes that one of the most important roles the media can play is to act as a watchdog holding key institutions and individuals to account, according to a new cross-national study. The watchdog journalism model is one of...
February 11, 2012 •
Media and Politics •
by Michael Wise
Danish media report outlines past, present and future of Denmark’s media system. In a recent case study published in conjunction with the MEDIADEM research project, Rasmus Helles, Henrik Søndergaard and Ida Toft of the University of...