Country Factsheet: Romania

The Business of Misinformation in Romania: Monetizing Dacians and the Apocalypse

A random click on an article about how neo-Marxists hate Christianity on an ultra-nationalist, xenophobic Romanian media outlet immediately displays a banner with news on…

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…

Media Influence Matrix Romania: Methodology

This report is part of the Media Influence Matrix project initiated by the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) and run as part of the Media &…

Media Influence Matrix Romania: Key Findings

Media Influence Matrix 2019 With dozens of nationwide and local television and radio channels, over 3,000 printed publications and a fragmented media ownership structure, Romania’s…

Media Influence Matrix Romania: Technology, Public Sphere and Journalism

Media Influence Matrix 2019 The tools Romanians use to access the internet reflect larger trends in technology and digital media. Smartphones are now ever-present; the…

Media Influence Matrix Romania: Government, Politics and Regulation

Media Influence Matrix 2019 Realitatea TV, a Romanian all-news television station, was officially declared bankrupt last April after the station’s reorganization plan was rejected by…

The Rise and Fall of A Romanian Media Mogul

By MPM 17 June 2019 Radu Mazare pioneered independent journalism in the early days of post-communist Romania. But his excessive craving for fame, wealth and…

Media Influence Matrix Romania: Funding Journalism

Media Influence Matrix 2019 In Romania, media outlets able to generate sufficient cash on their own can afford to be apolitical. But only a few…

Romanian Media Matrix

In 2017, our director Marius Dragomir created the Media Influence Matrix Project to investigate the profound influence that rapid shifts in policy, sources of funding and technology…