Arne Hintz and Lina Dencik on Civic Participation in the Datafied Society

A new research report on civic participation in the datafied society, co-authored by CMDS Fellows Arne Hintz and Lina Dencik as well as by Joanna Redden, Emiliano Treré, Jess Brand and Harry Warne, has just been published by the Data Justice Lab.

Courtney Radsch Writes OSCE Report on AI and State-Aligned Disinformation Campaigns

CMDS Fellow Courtney Radsch examines the weaponization of state.aligned information operations and online harassment, their gendered dimension and AI's role, in a new report for OSCE.

The Political Independence of the Media Is at the Highest Risk in Hungary, Attila Bátorfy and Co-authors Find in MPM 2021

CMDS Fellow Attila Bátorfy co-authored the latest edition of the Media Pluralism Monitor’s country report on Hungary and found that the greatest risk was recorded in the political independence area.

Reuters Digital News Report 2022: Depressing agenda is leading many people to turn away from the news as younger audiences lean further into TikTok

This year's Report provides evidence that much of the public is turning away from important stories such as the pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the cost-of-living crisis. The report documents ways in which the connection between journalism and much of the public may be fraying. The chapter on Hungary was written by CMDS Senior Program Officer and Researcher Éva Bognár.

Anya Schiffrin Co-authors UNESCO Report on Funding Journalism

A new UNESCO report on policy options for media viability, written by our Advisory Board Member Anya Schiffrin, Julie Posetti, Emily Bell and Francesca Edgerton, was released on World Press Freedom Day.