Mediadem| Of Journalists and Money: The Employment of Journalists in Romania and Its Influence on Media Freedom and Quality

Ioana Avădani


This article considers media freedom and independence in Romania from the perspective of the work relationship and describes the complex dynamics that exist between media employers, journalists, and political actors. It considers the various employment practices that have been introduced following the economic downturn in 2009 and how journalists themselves have responded to the increasingly challenging media environment in Romania.


employment contracts, Romanian journalism, media freedom, political instrumentalization

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