The Media Pluralism Monitor is conducted by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom. It aims to measure legal, economic and socio-cultural risks to media pluralism in EU nations. It is therefore a useful measure of the extent of media freedom. Topics covered include: media ownership, political independence of the media and social inclusiveness. The full methodology is provided on the website. Monitors issued since 2014 can be downloaded from the website. The 2015 monitor cover 19 European nations. The UK was excluded.