Reports

Hope, Lies and the Internet: Social Media in Ukraine’s Maidan movement

November 25, 2014

Title: Hope, Lies and the Internet: Social Media in Ukraine’s Maidan movement
Author: Katie Kuksenok
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2014
Pages: 11
Date Published: 11/2014
Institution: Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS)
Language: English

Data Breaches in Europe: Reported Breaches of Compromised Personal Records in Europe, 2005-2014

October 7, 2014

Title: Data Breaches in Europe: Reported Breaches of Compromised Personal Records in Europe, 2005-2014
Author(s): Philip N. Howard and Orsolya Gulyas
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2014
Pages: 22
Date Published: 10/2014
Institution: Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS)
Language: English

Abstract

Facing Boundaries, Finding Freedom: An In-Depth Report on Iranian Journalists Working in Iran

August 1, 2013

The report intends to offer the first systematic evidence of the working environment of Iranian journalists. It addresses a critical information and research gap regarding the reporting practices of Iranian journalists, their perceptions of editorial freedoms, their ideas of what the media’s role is in society, and the ways in which reporters and editors contend with Internet filtering and censorship.

Online Personal Data Processing and the EU Data Protection Reform

April 1, 2013

Title: Online Personal Data Processing and the EU Data Protection Reform
Publication Type: Report
Authors: Irion, K., and G. Luchetta
Series: Center for European Policy Studies
Date Published: April 2013

Hungarian Media Laws in Europe: An Assessment of the Consistency of Hungary’s Media Laws with European Practices and Norms

March 9, 2012

Title: Hungarian Media Laws in Europe: An Assessment of the Consistency of Hungary’s Media Laws with European Practices and Norms
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2012
Pages: 186
Date Published: 03/2012
Institution: Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS), Media Program of Open Society Foundation
Language: English

Abstract

The Protection of Children Online: Risks Faced by Children Online and Policies to Protect Them

May 17, 2011

Title: The Protection of Children Online: Risks Faced by Children Online and Policies to Protect Them
Publication Type: Report
Year:  May 2011
Authors: Irion, K.
Series: OECD Digital Economy Papers

As increasing numbers of children worldwide enjoy the benefits of the Internet, they also face a spectrum of risks to which they are more vulnerable than adults. This report by core faculty Kristina Irion examines these risks as well as the policy responses of governments and other stakeholders to improve the protection of children online.

Caught in the Middle: Central and Eastern European Journalism at a Crossroads

February 1, 2011

Title: Caught in the Middle: Central and Eastern European Journalism at a Crossroads
Publication Type: Report
Authors: Hume, E.
Date: 01/2011
Institution: Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA)

INDIREG Final Report: Indicators for independence and efficient functioning of audiovisual media services regulatory bodies for the purpose of enforcing the rules in the AVMS Directive

February 1, 2011

Published in 2011 by the Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research, University of Hamburg; Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & ICT (ICRI), K.U. Leuven; Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS), Central European University; Cullen International; Perspective Associates.

Full report and Annexes (PDF files)

European Privacy and Human Rights 2010

January 3, 2011

Title: European Privacy and Human Rights 2010
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2011
Pages: 856
Date Published: 01/2011
Institution: Privacy International, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS)
Language: English

Eastbound

December 2, 2010

The aim of EastBound is to create an international platform for Western and Eastern European researchers engaged in the multidisciplinary field of media and cultural studies. The journal features articles, reviews and interviews dealing with social and political implications of the rise of entertainment media and mediated popular culture, the appearance of global media players, and the spread of new forms of politics and information technologies.