Open Society Foundations, Footprint of Financial Crisis in the Media, 2010.

This report explores the impact of the financial crisis on media, focusing on the effects of financial crisis on media quality, referring to lowering of costs, firing of employees and reduction of content.
The report looks at media performance in 2009 compared with the previous years, explores the cost-saving measures taken by significant news carriers, and the effects of these measures on output, breadth and depth of coverage, scope of investigative reporting, and opportunities for open public debate.