MIM News

Britain’s Media Monopoly Is a Threat to Democracy

"Britain's media is owned by a tiny handful of corporations, with three companies controlling 90% of newspaper circulation – if we want a real democracy, it's time to break the power of the media moguls", writes CMDS researcher Tom Chivers, for Tribune Magazine. 

Sam Phiri Joins CMDS as Fellow

April 14, 2021
We are happy to announce that Sam Phiri has joined our Center as a Fellow.

Tech and Society in Israel: A Gaping Digital Divide

Wrong policy decisions, hyper-competition on the telecom market and a vast technological gap: this is how Israel is losing its high-tech sparkle, a newly released CMDS report found.

Tech Regulation in Jordan: Thinking Inside the Box

In trying to bridge the regulatory gap between traditional and online media, Jordan is likely to hurt freedom of expression online, a newly issued report from CMDS found.

The Power of the Press in the UK Media Regulation

How is the media regulated in the UK and what are the political battles shaping the media system? What are the core principles behind these battles and how should we expect debates around them to develop in the future? The first report of the Uncovering Media Influence in the UK project, published by The Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS), Goldsmiths Leverhulme Media Research Centre and the Media Reform Coalition (MRC), tries to answer these and many more questions. It addresses three areas of regulation, namely broadcasting, the press and the online media, and analyses the role that state and industry actors have in shaping the policy field.