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Edition 2021

In 2021, national research teams delivered MDM reports on 18 countries, analysing media performance with regard to democracy over the decade of media digitalisation (2011 to 2020).

Findings are available on this website (see above) and in three book volumes published by Nordicom in open access (click on the cover to download the book).

  • Coordination:
    • Josef Trappel (University of Salzburg)
    • Tales Tomaz (University of Salzburg)
  • Research:
    • National teams (see individual reports)
  • Support:
    • Dutch Journalism Fund (SVDJ)

Country reports (vols. 1 and 2)

Cross-country comparisons:

Edition 2011

In 2011, communication and political scientists from 10 countries delivered a state-of-the art report, based on relevant indicators.

Results were published in the book “The Media for Democracy Monitor” (Nordicom, 2011). Here you can browse the full country reports or compare the performance of several countries by dimensions and indicators.

Open-access book