Marius Dragomir is the Director of the Center for Media, Data and Society. He previously worked for the Open Society Foundations (OSF) for over a decade. Since 2007, he has managed the research and policy portfolio of the OSF Program on Independent Journalism (PIJ) in London. He has also been one of the main editors for PIJ's flagship research and advocacy project, Mapping Digital Media, which covered 56 countries worldwide, and he was the main writer and editor of OSF’s Television Across Europe, a comparative study of broadcast policies in 20 European countries.
Dragomir has spent the past decade in the media research field, specializing in media and communication regulation, digital media, governing structures of public service media and broadcasting, spectrum management, and ownership regulation. He has authored expert studies and articles on journalism and media policies that have been published and translated in more than 60 countries.
Last year, with a group of journalists and researchers, he co-founded Mediapowermonitor.com, a community of experts in media policy covering trends in regulation, business, and politics that influence journalism.
Dragomir now is running Media Influence Matrix, a global research project looking into power relations and undue influence in news media