Publications - Reports

The UK Media Influence Matrix Final Report is Published Today

At the end of one year of research the final Media Influence Matrix: United Kingdom Report is being published today. The report provides a comprehensive and timely overview of the UK media landscape with a particular emphasis on the key institutions shaping the regulatory environment, the funding and consumption of news, and the impact of big tech on the production and consumption of journalism.

Understanding and Implementing Innovation in News Media and Journalism

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a media company in possession of a good fortune (an audience, brand recognition and decent revenues), must (still) be in want of innovation.", writes Damian Radcliffe in a report on innovation and news media, published  under CMDS' Journalism Breakthroughs project.

Global Tech Versus UK Media or What the Future Has in Store for British Journalism

Global tech giants and British media players are fighting tooth and nail to access market resources. The result of this struggle will make or break journalism in the UK.

Marius Dragomir discusses the Sorry, Sorry State of State Media with Minna Aslama Horowitz

CMDS Director Marius Dragomir discussed the findings of his research on the state of state media with Minna Aslama Horowitz in an online event on 21 October. You can now watch the discussion on our YouTube channel.

Funding Journalism in Britain: Commercial Logic Beats Public Interest

Public funding is the most suited, if not sole, future for Britain’s public interest journalism. But both policymakers and commercial media seem to oppose it. A new CMDS report sheds light on the latest trends in journalism funding in the UK.