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Media freedom in Europe: CODE RED

Media freedom in Europe: CODE RED

17.05.2018With their declaration, the participants in the conference “Media Freedom and Pluralism: How to reboot an essential EU pillar” in Sofia, Bulgaria, urge the EU to take action for journalists' safety.more information

Journalism is not a crime: protest against Erdoğan in London

Journalism is not a crime: protest against Erdoğan in London

15.5.2018British, Turkish and European groups joined forces to urge the UK government to raise the issue of press freedom with President Erdoğan who was in London to meet prime minister Theresa May.more information

Sarah Harrison: It's not the journalist's role to decide what the public can see

Sarah Harrison: It's not the journalist's role to decide what the public can see

15.5.2018The theme of ECPMF's annual conference is the controversial role of new technology in the future of media freedom. To inform debate, we interviewed former WikiLeaks editor Sarah Harrison.more information

Bulgaria: the EU's worst country when it comes to press freedom

Bulgaria: the EU's worst country when it comes to press freedom

14.5.2018This week in Sofia, a conference on Media Freedom and Pluralism discusses the continuous decline of Bulgaria in the press freedom index. This special dossier by OBCT investigates the root causes.more information

Malta: defamation no longer a crime - but new law has critics

Malta: defamation no longer a crime - but new law has critics

8.5.2018A new law has decriminalised libel in Malta. It follows months of criticism over media freedom, especially after the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was attacked with dozens of SLAPP cases.more information

Resolution: EU Commission to fight harder for press freedom and pluralism

Resolution: EU Commission to fight harder for press freedom and pluralism

4.5.2018Right on World Press Freedom Day, MEPs urged, that EU member states should “create and maintain a safe and secure environment for journalists”. The resolution was approved by an overwhelming majority.more information


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