June 17, 2019 •
Ethics and Quality, Media and Politics, Recent •
by Tina Bettels-Schwabbauer and Susanne Fengler
The European Journalism Observatory has been awarded the 2019 Günter Wallraff Prize. On 14 June, the European Journalism Observatory (EJO) received the 2019 Günter Wallraff Prize for the critical examination of journalism. The prize was...
April 19, 2018 •
Comment, Recent, Specialist Journalism •
by Stephan Russ-Mohl
Manipulators of public opinion are using false stories to wreak havoc in Eastern Europe. Yet, there are some initiatives which are trying to fight them....
March 22, 2018 •
Business Models, Media Economics, Recent •
by Manuela Preoteasa and Andrei Schwartz
Back in the 2000s, Romania, like other Central and Eastern European countries, had a complicated media landscape. Media tycoons were funnelling unrealistic amounts of money into a constrained commercial press that had no way of providing a...
February 18, 2016 •
Media and Politics, Research •
by Stefan Antonov
Stefan Antonov, a Wincott Foundation fellow from Bulgaria at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, has written an exhaustive account of the political, economic and media situation in his home country. His recently published...
October 30, 2015 •
Latest stories, Media and Politics •
by Jan Zielonka
The ruling party in Hungary, Fidesz, has persistently tried to transform public-service television into its propaganda tool, but seen rather perverse results. The more TV programmes played to the Fidesz tune, the less people watched it....
December 3, 2013 •
Digital News, Press Freedom •
by Evgeniya Boklage
The recent issue of New Eastern Europe, a news journal with the focus on Central and Eastern European affairs, has a special section on Digital Eastern Europe. In it, the group of authors look at the internet and surrounding technologies...
October 10, 2011 •
Specialist Journalism •
by Kate Nacy
The European Journalism Observatory will soon expand, offering five new Eastern European languages. This October marks the beginning of EJO’s integration of Albanian, Czech, Romanian, Serbian and Ukrainian languages, which will soon join...