Media Influence Matrix Research Template

This is the common template that researchers in the Media Influence Matrix project are using as a base to collect and publish data, information and analysis. The research material will be collected according to a collaboratively-developed methodological and research guidance template. In the first stage, research data and findings will be presented as a collection of country chapters.

1. Government space

  • Data and information on the main regulatory aspects and factors that directly or indirectly have an impact on media and journalism
  • Profiles of the key external groups who influence the regulatory process

1.1. REGULATORY AUTHORITIES

1.1.1. Operational aspects

1.1.1.1. Broadcast media and frequency spectrum            

Remit and tasks
Board composition
Funding

1.1.1.2. Print media regulators

Remit and tasks
Board composition
Funding

1.1.1.3. Internet regulators

Remit and tasks
Board composition
Funding

1.1.1.4. Data regulators

Remit and tasks
Board composition
Funding

1.1.2. Decision-making process

Key decision-makers
Transparency of decision-making
Impact

1.2. INFLUENCERS

1.2.1. Internal/local

Industry players
Civil society

1.2.2. External

External factors

2. Funding

  • Data and information about the main sources of funding in media and journalism
  • Profiles of the key funders in media and journalism
  • Data and information about the role of government in financing media and journalism

2.1. SOURCES OF FUNDING

2.1.1. Shifts in journalism funding

Popular news media
Influential news media

2.1. 2. Key funders

Non-governmental funders
Government funding

3. Technology, public sphere and journalism

  • Data and information about the role played by technology companies in reshaping journalism
  • Profiles of the key technology companies involved in production and distribution of media content

3.1. ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN MEDIA AND JOURNALISM

3.1.1. Overview and profiles of key players

Operational aspects
Relations with the government
Relations with media and journalists