Local Media for Democracy — Research results

This map shows the local news deserts risk score (ranging from 0 to 100%) for each member state per indicator (Infrastructure of Local Media, Market and Reach, Safety of Local Journalists, Editorial Independence, and Social Inclusiveness).

Clicking on a specific country will open a pop up with the bar chart with risk scores by indicators for that country and a button that will  direct you to the country’s dedicated web page, offering a comprehensive report on the local media landscape within that nation. 

For in-depth information on each indicator and the methodology employed for calculating risk scores, please refer to the available detailed descriptions here.

You can also download at this link the aggregate risk scores that are shown on the map for local and community media in the EU by each indicator and country.