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Based on a pilot database of opinion-shaping news media owners in all EU countries. Data from AT, BE, CZ, DE, DK, ES, FI, GR, HU, IT, LT, NL, PT, SE and SI reflect the situation on 31st May 2022. Data from BG, CY, EE, FR, HR, IE, LU, LV, MT, PL, RO and SK reflect the situation on 30th April 2023.

Media and owners

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Digital platforms

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Country reports 2022/2023

Cross-border media groups

This visualisation shows the networks of the following media groups, according to the data collected in the pilot project: Axel Springer SE, Bonnier AB, DPG Media Group, Heinrich Bauer Verlag KG, MFE – MediaForEurope N.V., RTL Group, and TV4 Media AB.

Risk assessment 2023