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...
August 13, 2013 •
Media and Politics, Specialist Journalism •
by Michał Kuś, Stephan Russ-Mohl, Adam Szynol
Media barons – media owners who use their newsrooms to exercise political pressure and power – have become more influential in many Central and Eastern European countries. The most recent mega deals in the U.S. and in Germany...
February 27, 2013 •
Ethics and Quality •
by Tina Bettels
In France, ombudsmen – the so-called “médiateurs and médiatrices” – have played an important role in media organizations. Their efficiency, however, depends on how they are perceived by others in their environment, both...
November 29, 2011 •
Digital News •
by Justine Gay
*EJO Student Contribution A vast amount of information appears on the Internet each day. As a consequence, online news consumers suffer from “infobesity,” defined as the tendency for people to forget what they’ve seen or read...
June 21, 2010 •
Public Relations •
by Marcello Foa
Il Giornale, June 21st, 2010 Image is everything in the communication era, especially for politicians. Everyone knows this. One small blunder can ruin a reputation. It is therefore only to be expected that politicians tend to protect their...