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...
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 6, 2013 •
Business Models •
by Tănase Tasenţe
In 2012, advertisers invested more than 300 million euro into Romania’s advertising market, a 2 percent decrease when compared to 2011. Although television is the advertising channel which receives the most investment, the amounts...
December 5, 2012 •
Digital News •
by Cristina Gelan
Research conducted by Tasenţe Tanase and Ciacu Nicoleta, PhD students at Andrei Saguna University of Constanta, confirms that an increasing number of people use computers to watch television programs in Romania. Their study, published in...
July 3, 2012 •
Press Freedom •
by Cristina Gelan
In August 1999 ActiveWatch, a member of the Reporters Without Borders network (RWB), launched a program to protect and promote free speech. The program, called Freedom of Speaking, began publishing annual “FreeEx” reports financed by...
June 8, 2012 •
Ethics and Quality •
by Lorelei Mihala
*Article courtesy of the European Journalism Center Stereotypes related to the Roma minority are often reinforced by the media. “Gypsies are stealing,” “Politician cheats state with gypsies’ help,” “Another four Romanian...
December 7, 2011 •
Ethics and Quality, Media and Politics, Press Freedom •
by Alina Vasiliu
As the EJO continues its eastward expansion, we’re pleased to announce our latest language version, EJO Romania. In the following article, Alina Vasiliu, our Romanian Web Editor, provides an overview of the Romanian media landscape, past...