About MDD

media-spoonfeeding-cartoonWhat is media democracy?

Media democracy takes a liberal-democratic approach that aims to promote a mass media system that informs and empowers all members of society. It embraces the democratic values it promotes by minimizing private ownership and strict regulation.

What are its goals?

The goals of media democracy are to reform the mass media, encourage local alternative media (including academics and activists), strengthen public service broadcasting, and empower individual citizens through the spread of information.

What are Media Democracy Days?

Media Democracy Days provide an opportunity for media makers, activists, scholars, and non-commercial media to discuss the relationship between media and democracy, and promote the decentralization of media ownership.