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Our ongoing selection of journalism and media news.

  • 19 March 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    Happy International Women’s Day, love Bild

    A new report claims women journalists have a long way to go in closing the gender pay gap. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) released the report early this month in order to raise awareness about the increasing pay gap in journalism.
  • 21 February 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    Media images: How much is too much?

    Photos of murdered Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi instigated a Europe-wide debate on media ethics. A recent Swiss study analyses how the Swiss media dealt with photo and video material in reporting on Gaddafi's death and to what extent they crossed boundaries of media ethics.
  • 10 January 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    How free is the media in Romania?

    What are the current challenges facing the media in Romania and what are its most promising options for the future?
  • 17 November 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Latvia to host Baltic Investigative Reporting Center

    On August 9, 2011, a group of journalists from Lithuania, Estonia, and the United States announced the creation of the first-ever Baltic Investigative Reporting Center, a non-profit organization based in Riga, Latvia, designed to preserve the integrity of investigative journalism in the Baltics.
  • 29 August 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    The color of terrorism

    The attacks in Norway last month once again brought up the issue of framing in the media. As it turns out, not only do media outlets set the agenda for discussion in society, they also dictate how people should feel about the subjects in question.