Our project started in October 2020. In the initial stage, the research questions RQ 1 and RQ 2 will be addressed:
RQ 1: How can journalistic innovations be distinguished, classified, and measured?
RQ 2: Are there any differences regarding the types of innovations in countries with similar and/or different media systems?

First we work on a definition and theoretical embedding of innovations and innovation initiatives, which should be valid for all participating countries. Two empirical steps are planned when initially selecting the sample case studies: