Slovakia

Slovakia in Media Influence Matrix Slovaks have access to a plethora of news platforms, but many of them are in the hands of powerful financial…

Russia

Freedom of speech and press is a relatively new phenomenon in Russia, guaranteed by the Constitution adopted in 1993. According to the document, censorship is…

Romania

Romania in Media Influence Matrix Romania’s media market seems vibrant and diverse, but in reality, the local environment hardly enables independent journalism to thrive. Independent…

Pakistan

Pakistan in Media Influence Matrix Last year, Facebook didn’t need much convincing that a post critical of Pakistan’s government had to be taken down. At…

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan in Media Influence Matrix When Almazbek Atambaev was president of Kyrgyzstan, journalists didn’t have a whale of a time. The country’s head often harassed…

Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan in Media Influence Matrix When Vlast.kz, a Russian-language news portal, launched operations in 2012, its founders pinned their hopes on readers to finance them….

Jordan

Jordan in Media Influence Matrix The General Intelligence Directorate (GID), Jordan’s powerful secret service, has often been praised for its professionalism. Credited with foiling a…

Indonesia

Indonesia in Media Influence Matrix Tempted with ever cheaper deals, many Indonesians use more than one mobile card, resulting in 400 million cellular subscriptions, which…

Czech Republic

Czech Republic in Media Influence Matrix During the past decade, the Czech media market has undergone major shifts that have radically changed the country’s journalism….

Bulgaria

Bulgaria in Media Influence Matrix With its rapidly expanding ICT sector, Bulgaria has been called “the tech capital of Balkans” and “the Silicon Valley of…