MIM News

Media Policy in India: A Political Shop

Indian media is grappling with many problems, but the country’s regulators fail to address them. Blame it on politics.

Media Influence Matrix Project at the University of Helsinki

February 12, 2019
The course Journalism as a Profession by Minna Aslama Horowitz is based on CMDS's Media Influence Matrix Project.

Georgian Media Policy: Bad Habits Are Hard to Break

A vibrant civil society, improved legislation and an emergent generation of skilled professionals are all good news for Georgia’s media policy. But politicians and wealthy families still have the upper hand, according to a new Center for Media, Data & Society (CMDS) report.

New CEU Student Cohort Joins Media Influence Matrix

January 29, 2019
11 MA students of the Central European University will participate in the research.

Politicized Media Regulation Hurts Bulgarian Journalism, CMDS Report Shows

November 13, 2018

Decision-making in the Bulgarian media regulation and policy is a highly politicized process dominated by a few groups of businessmen associated with political parties. Political control of media regulation has a negative impact on independent journalism in the country, according to a new report released today by the CEU Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS).