Local Media for Democracy - news deserts in Europe
The project has the objective to improve the knowledge base of the regional, local and community news media in the EU
This research reports about the state of local journalism in Europe. Additionally, each country publishes a separate country report.
01 January 2023 - 01 January 2024
Through desk research and interviews, research is conducted in all 27 EU countries on 55 indicators. The following topics are covered: the market of local, regional, and community media, financing, independence, social inclusivity, and the safety of local journalists.