News

Correctiv Interviews Dragomir on Fake News

November 5, 2018

Correctiv, the first non-profit newsroom in the German-speaking region that investigates injustice and abuses of power, while also promoting media literacy and implement educational programs, has recently interviewed Marius Dragomir, director of CMDS about his research on how fake news spread and what motives lie behind fake news sites beyond ideology.

Dragomir's New Column for The Times

November 2, 2018

CMDS director Marius Dragomir has a new column written for The Times. In the piece published on November 2, "Free media are under assault in the heart of Europe" (available to subscribers) Dragomir warns about the more and more alarming prevalence of threats against journalists in Central Eastern Europe.

CMDS is Looking for a Part-time Outreach Coordinator

October 18, 2018
The Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) at Central European University invites applications for a part-time (20 hours/week) Outreach Coordinator position.

CMDS Mentioned in Padania's Article on Funding Journalism and Media

October 17, 2018

A new report written by Sameer Padania and published by Ariadne, the network of European funders for social change and human rights, highlights CMDS among academic research institutions that focus on the study of trends in media and journalism funding, including from a public interest perspective. The report entitled "An Introduction to Funding Journalism and Media" is free to download from here.  

Coyer Speaks at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Conference on Radicalization and De-radicalization

October 9, 2018

The German Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) organized a conference on radicalization and de-radicalization on October 2, entitled "Mind the gap: Radicalization and De-Radicalization in Theory and Practice". The conference aimed to bring together academics and practitioners working on different aspects of the problem.