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5.02.2019

Adapting the Understanding of Media Market Plurality to the New Digital Realities

The Media Pluralism Monitor considers market plurality as one of the four areas that determine the conditions for media pluralism in a given country (the other three areas are: Basic Protection, Political Independence and Social Inclusiveness). However, the conditions and the composition of players in the media markets have seen profound changes over the last decades in ways that potentially affect plurality and diversity. Thus, the understanding of what the media market is and which are the measures to assess its pluralism should be re-considered. This paper attempts to take a step in this direction. Read More ...

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10.01.2019

Information Crisis and the Role of National Regulators

By Ľuboš Kukliš Chair of ERGA and chief executive at the Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission of Slovakia Twitter: @LubosKuklis   Rules covering news, current affairs Read More ...

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16.10.2018

The Case for Moving Away from Platforms’ Algorithm-Created Incentives

By Karis Hustad, student in the Erasmus Mundus MA in Journalism, Media and Globalisation at Aarhus University and City, University of London       Read More ...

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10.10.2018

Freedom of Expression and Pluralism in the Digital Age: The role of National Media Authorities

By Adriana Mutu Department of Communication Studies , Abat Oliba CEU University Following the privatisation of former state-owned enterprises and the liberalisation of markets, National Regulatory Read More ...

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9.10.2018

Bulgarian TV Journalist, Viktoria Marinova, Murdered

We, the CMPF are appalled to learn of yet another shocking and brutal murder of 30 year old European journalist Viktoria Marinova in Bulgaria on Read More ...

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3.05.2018

World Press Freedom Day 2018: A Dramatic Dip in Freedom of the Press and Journalist Safety

The World Press Freedom Day 2018, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom and to raise consciousness about the state of press freedom throughout the world, tragically coincides this year with the dreadful terrorist attacks in Afghanistan where, once again, journalists in the line of duty lost their lives. Read More ...

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10.04.2018

Media Literacy Going Digital

The media is increasingly going digital, providing citizens with opportunities to access a variety of sources, to express themselves and to share information. At the same time, people often lack the necessary skills to critically examine information and to use the vast variety of digital tools available to them. Read More ...

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29.03.2018

Measuring Freedom of Expression Online

In Europe, areas traditionally covered by the State are being handed over to private actors, with limited fundamental rights safeguards, while the ambiguities characterising EU regulation create a chilling effect on freedom of expression Read More ...

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8.03.2018

Data-driven Online Political Microtargeting: Hunting for Voters, Shooting Democracy?

Political microtargeting practices of campaigns came into the spotlight in the aftermath of the 2016 US presidential elections and the UK’s Brexit referendum. Read More ...

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Adapting the Understanding of Media Market Plurality to the New Digital Realities

The Media Pluralism Monitor considers market plurality as one of the four areas that determine the conditions for media pluralism in a given country (the other three areas are: Basic Protection, Political Independence and Social Inclusiveness). However, the conditions and the composition of players in the media markets have seen profound changes over the last decades in ways that potentially affect plurality and diversity. Thus, the understanding of what the media market is and which are the measures to assess its pluralism should be re-considered. This paper attempts to take a step in this direction. Read More …