ARTICLE: Local owners, influence networks, and more

A special issue of the journal Medijske studije has been published. It focuses on the media development in the post-communist Central and Eastern European countries over the past 25 years. Lenka Waschková Císařová, of Masaryk University, and Monika Metyková, of University of Sussex, have studied media ownership in Czech Republic since 1989. They interviewed journalists … Continued

ARTICLE: Journalists demonized Islamists in Arab Spring

Although the role of social media has been well-covered in the forming of Arab Spring, the impact of journalism has been less addressed. In their article, Fatima el Issawi of University of Essex and Bart Cammaerts of London School of Economics and Political Science investigate the role of Egyptian journalists in shaping this fast-moving political transition. They concluded that Egyptian journalists … Continued