Václav Stetka

is a senior research fellow at the Department of Politics and International Relations at Oxford University. He leads research on media ownership and market structures in the project “Media and Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe.”

Articles

The rise of the tycoons

Economic crisis and changing media ownership in central Europe

As the regional presence of international players diminishes two decades after the privatization of media markets, local business elites looking to win influence are buying into the media sector. Vaclav Stetka takes stock of the consequences for free and independent journalism.

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