CMDS Launches New Project “Media Philanthropy: People and Impact”

May 23, 2019
Building on its in-depth research of journalism funding, CMDS is launching a research project aimed at measuring comparatively the impact of media philanthropy.

Zsuzsa Detrekői Joins CMDS as Fellow

May 22, 2019
We're honored to announce that Zsuzsa Detrekői has joined CMDS as fellow.

Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index is now online

Microsoft has unseated Google at the top of the 2019 RDR Corporate Accountability Index. Telefónica outpaced Vodafone among telecommunications companies. Yet despite progress, most companies still leave users in the dark about key policies and practices affecting privacy and freedom of expression, according to the 2019 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index, released last week.

Accountability Initiative for Reform Joins Media and Power Research Consortium

May 20, 2019
Accountability Initiative for Reform (AIR Foundation) is a Kazakhstani non-profit organization aimed at helping people to always have an access to honest information from all institutions of society, including government, business, media and non-profit sector. Media and Power Research Consortium consists of local as well as regional and international organizations through which CMDS runs the Media Influence Matrix project.

Dragomir Quoted in NPR Article about Media in Hungary

May 10, 2019
The government of Hungary has achieved the highest level of controlling the media across Europe, and “the propaganda seems to be very, very powerful,” Marius Dragomir, Director of CMDS says in the article “Outlets Strive for Independence in Hungary, Where Most Media Back the Government”, published by NPR.