MEDIADEM is expected to:
- Reach a thorough understanding of the conditions under which the media can perform their democratic functions and foster democratic discourse and civic engagement.
- Generate new knowledge on how media freedom and independence can be safeguarded and promoted.
- Provide new insights into the contribution of new media services to media freedom and independence.
- Foster dialogue between policy makers, media professionals, the research community and civil society on the role of the media for democracy.