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.

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.