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ARTICLE: Central and Eastern Europe has three types of media systems

Can the media system typology famously proposed by Daniel Hallin and Paolo Mancini (2004) be applied to Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries? This question was put to the test by a group of researchers based in Switzerland and Germany. They applied the framework to 11 CEE countries and conducted a series of statistical tests … Continued

REPORT: Bulgarian media needs saving from oligarchs

The Bulgarian society is suffering from the hegemonic influence of oligarchs, and that influence can’t be counteracted without independent media, writes a Bulgarian journalist and Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism fellow Stefan Antonov. Antonov begins his account by reviewing Bulgaria’s post-socialist descent into oligarchy in quite some detail. As journalist, the author has … Continued

BOOK: Contemporary issues in Central and Eastern European journalism

A new volume in the series Studies in Communication and Politics, published by Peter Lang, is out. Journalism that matters: Views from Central and Eastern Europe features ten chapters detailing the states of contermporary journalism in CEE countries. The book is edited by Michał Głowacki, of University of Warsaw, Epp Lauk, of University of Jyväskylä, … Continued