Publications

Reuters Institute Publishes Digital News Report 2019

This year's report, surveying 75,000 people in 38 countries, looks at trust, concern over misinformation, news avoidance, populism's impact, top brands, how people access news and much more. The Hungarian chapter was written by Eva Bognar, Senior Program Officer and Researcher at Center for Media, Data and Society.

Tobias Thomas on the Impact of Media Coverage on Voting Intentions

In their article “Can media drive the electorate? The impact of media coverage on voting intentions”, published in European Journal of Political Economy, CMDS Fellow Tobias Thomas and his co-authors investigate how media coverage affects political preferences.

Media Capture in Europe: MDIF Publishes New Report by Dragomir

Media Development Investment Fund has published a major report, Media Capture in Europe, written by Marius Dragomir, Director of Center for Media, Data and Society, that examines the extent of media capture in Europe and how it is undermining democracy in many parts of East and Southeast Europe.

Dragomir on Media Capture in Central and Eastern Europe

May 7, 2019
“Media freedom in Central and Eastern Europe is arguably at its lowest level since the region’s dictatorships were toppled in the early 1990s. With local oligarchs buying up outlets and foreign media operators fleeing the region, it is likely to deteriorate further”, writes Marius Dragomir, Director of the Center for Media, Data and Society at CEU in his latest article for Project Syndicate.

Who’s Funding Romanian Journalism?

A new generation of brash journalism outlets challenge the highly concentrated media system in Romania. But many of them remain highly vulnerable, according to Funding Journalism: Romania, the most comprehensive analysis of the country’s media in decades, released today by CMDS.