May 30, 2019 •
Comment, Ethics and Quality, Newsroom Management, Recent •
by Thomas Kent
What’s your news company’s mission? Most journalists at mainstream news organizations would bridle at the question. A mission sounds like a pre-determined point of view, an ideology that could colour reporting. Isn’t a news...
April 15, 2019 •
Ethics and Quality, Recent •
by Antje Glück
Every journalist has experienced a time when emotional intelligence became a more important element in news gathering and reporting than merely stating “the facts”. Whether they’re trying to persuade a reluctant interview partner...
July 16, 2018 •
Recent, Research •
by Michal Kus
Political and social divisions in Poland have been widely discussed in European media since 2015, when the conservative party Law and Justice (PiS) established a majority government. A new Polish study analyses the link between media...
December 19, 2017 •
Media and Politics, Press Freedom, Specialist Journalism •
by Krzysztof Dzieciolowski
Poland’s media is becoming highly divided, polarised and tribal. New research, based on interviews with leading journalists, has found objectivity is being replaced by an emerging “journalism of identity” – ideologically...
October 7, 2016 •
Ethics and Quality, Media and Politics •
by Halyna Budivska
Ukrainian journalists find it hard to remain neutral and independent when covering the conflict in their country. Many are torn between feelings of patriotism and their role as detached observers, new research has found. Of the 47...
May 19, 2016 •
Digital News, Ethics and Quality •
by José Moreno
Can an algorithm be an editor? Or can an editor be an algorithm? These questions have become more timely since the launch of Facebook’s Instant Articles last year. Publishers now hand content to Facebook and the platform’s...