Follow the money

The life and salaries of Romanian journalists. A look inside a profession that doesn’t shine beyond the TV screen

A car is leaving the garage of former PSD leader Liviu Dragnea, after he was convicted to 3 years and 6 months of jailtime, on 27th of May 2019 / Inquam Photos / Octav Ganea
Journalism has become increasingly unstable in Romania. Poor wages, media owners’ abusive practices and a drop in public trust are some of the reasons. A step-by-step explanation of how the industry got here.