African Radio Stations Forced to Navigate Domestic Politics to Remain Sustainable

Managing political correctness and manipulation for survival while remaining editorially credible are the key parts of the sustainability strategy for many radio stations in Africa, be they government-controlled or commercial. Those who choose to be defiant usually land themselves into trouble or face closure.

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.

Re-watch the Webinar ‘Free vs Protected Information Online’

July 7, 2020
Did you miss our webinar ‘Free vs Protected Information Online’ with Giulia Priora, Mackenzie Nelson, Paddy Leerssen and Roxana Radu? Now you can re-watch it.

Dragomir on Media Capture and Disinformation

July 7, 2020
Media captured by governments and oligarchs are a major source of disinformation, CMDS’ Director, Marius Dragomir said in an interview with Euractiv Romania.

How Journalists in Syria Track COVID-19 in a Sea of Misinformation

Panic and misinformation make it hard for journalists to get the correct information in Syria, where the government retains a firm grip on the media. Nevertheless, some of them found methods, unused before, to keep track of the cases.