Publications - Reports

Media in Israel: Politics at Work

The involvement of high-placed political figures in the inner workings of the media raises fundamental questions about the legitimacy and integrity of professional journalism in Israel today, according to a new report by CMDS.

Sharing Knowledge, Mapping Needs: CMDS Launches Report on Innovation in Journalism

CMDS launches report on innovation in journalism, part of its Journalism Breakthroughs project. A dozen media experts, journalists and media managers were interviewed to map the knowledge, training and learning needs of our professional network. The report also discusses how journalists use and consume academic knowledge and how they interact with media experts, as well as the role played by funders in influencing how journalists think about innovation.

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.