Media Capture in Europe

The collusion between the political class and media owners has reached unprecedented levels, leading to  a phenomenon known as media capture,  a situation where most or all of the news media institutions are operating as part of a government-business cartel that controls and manipulates the flow of information with the aim of protecting their unrestricted and exclusive access to public resources.

This report explains how media capture in Europe has developed and evolved, and where.

Author: Marius Dragomir

Year Country Organisation Author Type
2019 Global Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) Dragomir, M. research report
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 1, Intermediate Outcome 2 accountability, enabling environment, media capture Download/link