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CEU Students’ Reporting for Marius Dragomir’s Class Featured in Politico

In an example of academia's contribution to journalism, Politico features an article by students in CMDS Director Marius Dragormir’s class on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the situation of migrants in EU detention centers.

 

GB News: The Rise of UK’s New Rightwing Media Isn’t Over Yet

In her latest article for Huck Magazine, Naomi Smith makes a parallel between the rise of  Rupert Murdoch's Fox News in the US and and the similarly right-wing GB News in the UK. While GB News is sometimes regarded as a laughable matter, Smith argues that Fox News was similarly dismissed when it was launched in the mid '90s. 

Can Philanthropy Save Public Interest Journalism?

Are US-style philanthropic solutions a way out of the financial crisis gripping journalism in the UK, where public spending is slowly losing ground?

Read Rodney Benson's latest article in the Byline Times on the role of philanthropic support in a diverse funding ecosystem that could support independent quality journalism for all.

How Fact-Checking Organizations Tackle Disinformation on Facebook and TikTok

In their article, Robert Nemeth and Marius Dragomir feature two organizations, Raskrinkavanje in Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Verificat in Spain, which found successful ways to combat misinformation on social media.

Beware, Revamped and Tougher Official Secrets Laws are Coming!

In her 2021 annual official speech, Queen Elizabeth II announced a series of reforms to legislation aiming to counter hostile activity by foreign states in the UK. The Official Secrets Acts of 1911, 1920, 1939 and 1989 are expected to see modifications, including on issues related to unauthorized disclosure of official material.

What are the implications of these developments on the work of journalists?