The Afrobarometer is an independent, nonpartisan research project that measures the social, political, and economic atmosphere in Africa. The project also asks questions on news consumtion, use of ICT and access to radio and television. Afrobarometer surveys are conducted in in more than a dozen African countries and are repeated on a regular cycle. Free access to online data analysis.
AGCOM – Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
Italian independent authority, accountable to Parliament. The two main tasks are to ensure equitable conditions for fair market competition and to protect fundamental rights of all citizens. Information on digital terrestrial TV development in Italy. (In Italian only)
Branch organisation for magazine publishers. Selected statistics on magazines in Finland. In most cases the data cover members' publications only.
ANGI, Association for the Nordic Game Industry
Trade association that represents the Nordic video games industry. Provides "Nordic Game Sales", an annual report of which the analysis is carried out in cooperation with the Nordic trade associations.
Avisåret (årlig rapport, Sigurd Høst)
The annual publication Avisåret compiles and presents information on all Norwegian newspapers published at least once a week. Responsible is researcher Sigurd Høst. The reports are available online, in Norwegian only. (The link leads to an archive of Volda University publications, enter Avisåret in the search box.)
The database AVMSD database offers information on how the Audiovisual Media Services Directive is being applied in each country. AVMSD database is available on the website of EAO, a European public service body comprising 40 member states and the European Community, represented by the European Commission. See also EAO, under "General Audiovisual Statistics".
Bundesverband Deutscher Zeitungsverleger
Branch organisation for newspaper publishers in Germany. Information about the German newspaper market.
Canadian Newspaper Association
A non-profit organisation, representing Canadian daily newspapers. The site offers a guide to Canadian newspapers: circulation figures, readership, history, ownership.
European portal dedicated to cinema and audiovisual. Industry reports, country focus (data, links), daily news, interviews, etc.
CMFE Community Media Forum Europe
Organisation for non-commercial radio and TV in Europe. Information and links to policy documents, consultancy reports, research reports, etc.
Council of Europe – DG on Human Rights
The Council of Europe Directorate-General on Human Rights includes activities on Protecting media freedom, e.g. the European Convention on Transfrontier Television.
CSA – Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel
French independent administrative authority which manages the frequencies for radio and television, issues broadcasting licences to radio and private television companies, oversees the quality of programmes, etc. Information on digital terrestrial TV development in France.
Research unit based at Göteborg University. Focuses on three overarching research questions: how is media consumption changing over time, what factors can explain people's media consumption, and which media act as competitors or as complement to each other. Provides time series on media access and media use. Reports available online.
Danmarks Statistik: Statistikbanken
National statistical office. Database providing basic statistics on newspapers, magazines, books and libraries, radio, television, Internet and cultural habits (including media use). Available in Danish and English. Also conducts regular surveys on e.g. household's possessions of consumer goods like PC, Internet, digital TV, etc.
Dansk Online Index (DOI)
Official data for Danish internet traffic, handled by the Association of Danish Media (Danske Medier Research).
The trade association of Danish publishers. Presents annual statistics on the Danish book market (sales, titles produced, etc.).
Branch organisation for Danish media. Offers information and data on newspaper and magazine readership and circulation, Internet traffic and advertising data. The association is the result of a fusion in 2013 of a number of branch organisations (Dansk Dagblades Forening, Danske Specialmedier, Dansk Magazinpresses Udgiverforening, FDIM Foreningen af Danske InternetMedier, Radioerne, etc.)
Danske Mediers Oplagskontrol
Circulation statistics (semiannual) for newspapers and periodicals in Denmark. The statistics cover the entire newspaper market and principal periodical titles, and data on free local weeklies (distriktsblade). From July 2014 a number of national newspapers and magazines have ceased to audit their circulations.
Danskernes Kulturvaner 2012
A survey covering cultural habits, media consumption and leisure activities in Denmark.
Das Institut für Medien- und Kommunikationspolitik (IfM) - Mediendatabank
This German institute offers detailed data on large international and German media companies: economic data, ranking, description, history, etc.