Media

Facebook has become political parties’ main advertiser 

Saturday 08 June 2019 | Emanuela Babiroglio
| VoxEurop

Data shows that in the recent election campaign political parties spent millions of euro on targeted advertising on Facebook. The platform has almost completely replaced meetings and personal contact between candidates and voters.


Political ads on Facebook: who spent the most in Poland 

Friday 14 June 2019 | Bartosz Chyż
Jarosław Kopeć
| BiQdata

Polish candidates to the European Parliament spent hundreds of thousands of złoty on Facebook ads. The most money was spent on European Coalition’s pages. Confederation, on the other hand, has clearly invested in the nationalist leader Krzysztof Bosak.  


Facebook´s transparency is lacking – this is why it still is hard to examine political advertising 

Tuesday 11 June 2019 | Katarina Lind
| Journalism++

J++ and other media have examined the election ads ahead of the EU elections, but the data is lacking on several accounts.


Over 5000 Russian disinformation items in four years and a half 

Monday 15 July 2019 | Laszlo Arato
| EUrologus

At election time, Russian actors responsible for spreading misinformation seem to be tireless. But even if there is no election, they do not rest, EU Stratcom data suggests.


European reporters more and more obstructed in their work 

Tuesday 30 April 2019 | Emanuela Babiroglio
| VoxEurop

Reporters Without Borders’ 2019 Index shows that journalists’ working conditions in Europe are declining year after year, and that the death of four reporters in two and a half years should sound as a warning signal for those who care about democracy and freedom of the press.


The Council of Europe points at rising attacks against the media

Tuesday 05 March 2019 | VoxEurop

The Platform for the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists of the Council of Europe published its 2019 Annual Report. The analysis uncovers the state of the art of the (un)safety of journalists across Europe.


MEPs on Twitter: glimpses of a transnational European debate

Wednesday 13 February 2019 | VoxEurop

A study based on Twitter data highlights distinct levels of interaction between MEPs ahead of the European electoral campaign.


Media: Younger Europeans are turning away from TV and print (but not from newspaper websites)

Monday 12 November 2018 | VoxEurop

A research released at the end of October shows that young people are about twice as likely to get news online than from TV. They also tend to be more critical of the news media's performance and coverage of key issues.


What is left of the journalist's profession in Italy 

Friday 21 December 2018 | Lelio Simi
Valentina Vivona
| Altreconomia

The murders of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galicia and Slovak reporter Jan Kuciak have made a sensation, but after almost a year they remain unsolved. These are not exceptions: 9 out of 10 crimes committed in the world against journalists go unpunished. 


People in Italy are the most wrong on facts about their society

Tuesday 02 October 2018 | VoxEurop

How wrong are people about key social realities in their country? An Ipsos study has some answers.