March 19, 2020 •
Ethics and Quality, Media and Politics, Recent •
by Svetlana Bodrunova
There has been little discussion in the Russian media of how the authorities are handling the situation....
February 13, 2019 •
Digital News, Recent, Specialist Journalism •
by Stephan Mündges
Europe goes to the polls at the end of May. With so much at stake in these elections, many fear a repeat of the massive disinformation campaigns that affected the results of the Brexit referendum and the US presidential elections in 2016....
January 24, 2019 •
Digital News, Recent, Research •
by Felix Simon
Journalism is becoming more important but less robust, according to a new report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. The report identifies five trends about the future of journalism, and examines their potential impact...
December 6, 2018 •
by Halyna Budivska
Since 2013, Ukraine has seen many changes. These developments also had an effect on the country’s media sphere. A new study now shows how news consumption and views of the media have changed in the country over the last few years....
December 3, 2018 •
Comment, Research •
by Erik P. Bucy
A new information order is emerging and our societies are under threat from misinformation and bullshit. To counter these developments, Erik P. Bucy advocates for more quality media education and press knowledge. Only then can we turn back...
August 16, 2018 •
Comment, Media and Politics, Press Freedom •
by Rasmus Kleis Nielsen
Free media are not “the enemy of the people” – and that is precisely why they are under attack from powerful politicians all over the world. To fight back, the media must confront their attackers – and gain and retain people’s...
May 23, 2018 •
Comment, Ethics and Quality, Media and Politics •
by Dr. Marcus Nicolini
The refugee crisis in 2015 shook the foundations of trust in the German media. A few years later, the situation is slowly improving but a lot remains to be done. The younger generation of journalists, in particular, will be crucial in...
June 22, 2017 •
Digital News, Media Economics, Recent •
by David Levy
Audiences are dissatisfied with the quality of news and comment generally, and on social media in particular, the sixth Digital News Report reveals. The report, from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, is based on an online...
August 21, 2015 •
Digital News, Ethics and Quality •
by Stephan Russ-Mohl
Increasing numbers of consumers are using social media platforms to access news according to recent research. One study, by the Pew Research Centre, found that in 2015 the majority (63%) of Facebook and Twitter users sourced news via those...