Media

Mapping media literacy practices and activities in the EU

Monday 09 April 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

For the first time this year, the European Audiovisual Observatory is publishing a study to map media literacy initiatives at national or regional level in the EU


Mapping Italian news in the lead-up of 2018 general election

Friday 15 June 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

Mapping Italian News sheds light on the main topics and stories that drove attention in the lead-up to March 2018 Italian election.


News and digital

Friday 22 June 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018 focuses on the news industry and news consumption patterns, mainly on digital.


Televisions and VOD

Tuesday 26 June 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

A database provides data on all television channels and on-demand audiovisual services in Europe.


"The truth I want to hear": an analysis of partisan and alternative information sites in Europe

Wednesday 18 July 2018 | VoxEurop

British journalist Nic Newman analyzed a study conducted as part of the Reuters Institute's Digital News Report 2018 on information sites in Europe that have or support a political agenda and an explicit ideological position.


When it comes to news media, populist views make more difference than political side

Monday 14 May 2018 | VoxEurop

A new survey shows that “those who hold populist views value and trust the news media less, and they also give the media lower marks for coverage of major issues, such as immigration, the economy and crime”.


MEPs have more to say about future of social media than Facebook CEO

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

Mark Zuckerberg had nothing new to say, while MEPs seemed determined to introduce new regulations. Those interested in the future of social media may do well to tune their antennas to Brussels rather than to Facebook headquarters.


Turkey: the map of violence against women 

Friday 09 March 2018 | Fazıla Mat
| OBC Transeuropa

An interview with Ceyda Ulukaya, journalist and the creator of the first map of femicides in Turkey – an original and appreciated data journalism project.


Copyright reform: the forthcoming EU directive we'll all be worrying about in a few years time

Wednesday 13 June 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

On June 20, the Legal Affairs committee of the European Parliament will vote on a proposed directive for Copyright reform. Sounds obscure? It is actually a hotly debated topic: the new directive may well shape how the internet will look like in a few years, among other things changing how linking and uploading of contents works.


Animosity towards journalists is growing in Europe too

Friday 27 April 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

On the 25th of April, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published their World Press Freedom Index for 2018. The situation in Europe is alarmingly worsening, says the Paris-based NGO.