The Life and Times of Red Mud Reservoir № VII – New Comic Book by CMDS

The comic, published as part of the Black Waters project, was produced by our researcher, Ian M. Cook and graphic artist Gyula Németh.

Balkan Insight Publishes Another Investigation Within a CMDS Project

June 25, 2020
The article, In a Romanian Fishing Village, Caviar is a Distant Memory, covers the hidden history of exploitation of a small fishermen community in a village at the mouth of the Danube Delta lower channel, Sfantu Gheorghe.

Funding Journalism in Israel: Secrecy and Political Influence

Unusual opacity is the most salient characteristic of the media system in Israel, where the involvement of political figures in media operation raises serious concerns.

Journalism Thrives in Slovakia Despite Growing Oligarchic Control

Slovaks have access to a plethora of news platforms, but many of them are in the hands of powerful financial corporations, closely linked with political groups. Nevertheless, swelling demand for accurate, quality information boosts the country’s independent journalism.

How Misinformation Became a Profitable Business in Eastern Europe

In several eastern European countries, misinformation is a lucrative business, reliant on advertising revenue, and pulling in cash from a variety of other sources including government subsidies, crowdfunding, tax designations, donations and sales of merchandise.