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 published on this website (see above) and in the two-volume book “The Media for Democracy Monitor 2021: How leading news media survive digital transformation” (Nordicom, 2021), in open access.

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

Open-access book

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