Journalism Thrives in Slovakia Despite Growing Oligarchic Control

Center for Media, Data and Society | Central European University
Published: May 2020

Slovaks have access to a plethora of news platforms, but many of them are in the hands of powerful financial corporations, closely linked with political groups. Nevertheless, swelling demand for accurate, quality information boosts the country’s independent journalism.

Slovakia is a voracious news consumer, with almost two thirds of people reading news portals, newspapers or news magazines. Much of this news appetite was stirred by technological advancement. Over 86% of people use the internet, which is a big leap

from less than 30% in the beginning of the 2010s…

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