The 2022 edition of the 7 Most Endangered Programme and the experts’ missions undertaken in 2022 attracted wide media coverage across Europe.
At least 220 news articles were released across 13 countries – Albania, Belgium, France, Germany, Kosovo*, The Netherlands, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom – between December 2021 and December 2022 (overview of media articles).
Among the main national media outlets to report on the 7 Most Endangered Programme were:
European broadcaster Euronews
The list makes for a pretty bleak read. It includes places of staggering beauty and historic importance, which are now slowly falling apart, apparently forgotten by the world. pic.twitter.com/Kkb2jA5Srf
— Euronews Culture (@euronewsculture) April 1, 2022
National media outlets*
▪ Albania’s national TV stations ABC News, Euronews Albania, Klan News, Ora News, Report TV, RTSH and Top Channel, and national daily newspaper SOT
▪ Belgium’s national broadcaster RTBF, and national daily newspapers Le Soir and Nieuwsblad
▪ France’s national newspaper Le Parisien
▪ Germany’s national broadcasters Deutsche Welle and WDR
▪ Romania’s national TV station TVR, national newspaper Adevarul, and news websites Gandul and Romania Journal
▪ Serbia’s national TV stations Euronews Serbia and N1
▪ Spain’s national radio station RNE, national daily newspapers ABC and El Mundo, national news agency Europa Press and news website El Español
▪ Ukraine’s national news agency UKRINFORM and news website META
Albania had the highest levels of media coverage (51 news pieces). Romania and Spain were second in the ranking (36 pieces each), followed by Ukraine (34 pieces). Germany occupied the fourth position (15 media articles), followed by Belgium (15 articles) and The Netherlands (10 articles).
Regarding the main topic of each article, the shortlisted sites 2022 occupied the first position (114 news pieces) and listed sites 2022 occupied the second position (89 pieces). They were followed by the media articles about the experts’ missions undertaken in 2022 (17 pieces).
The above-mentioned topics were reported primarily by online newspapers and magazines (182 news pieces). Website articles were followed by broadcast articles (26 news pieces) and printed articles (12 news pieces).
* To access and read the media articles, please click on the links of the media outlets