Research

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.

CMDS Welcomes Anti-SLAPP Research Group

June 9, 2021

We are happy to announce that the anti-SLAPP research group Silenced by Lawsuits has joined CMDS. Founded by a multicultural group of CEU Alumni, Silenced by Lawsuits conducts research into the impact of SLAPP suits.

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.

Funding Journalism in Ukraine: Ask the Oligarchs

Four large players dominate the media market in Ukraine, a country where television is the main source of news. Independent journalism is still alive and kicking but struggles to achieve real impact.