Category ECPMF
28 Jun

Media freedom groups concerned by delay in investigation into leak of Emilia Șercan’s stolen photos

ECPMF joined a collection of media freedom and freedom of expression groups to express concern at delays to the investigation into the publication of Romanian journalist Emilia Șercan’s stolen photos and the alleged leak of key elements of the investigation into this offense. 

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21 Jun

Czech Republic: MFRR pushes for reforms to strengthen independence of public broadcaster

Representatives from IPI and ECPMF travelled to Prague on 15 June to meet with officials from the Ministry of Culture and push for the development of reforms which strengthen the independence of the country’s public broadcaster.

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21 Jun

Spain: Fine against photographer underscores urgent need for reform of Gag Law

Partners of the MFRR today express serious concern over the recent €1,000 fine issued to Pulitzer prize-winning photographer Javier Bauluz under Spain’s controversial “Gag Law”.

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16 Jun

“You can’t write anything without considering the war, because the war changed everything” – Interview with Ukrainian journalist Maria Grynevych

Maria Grynevych is a Ukrainian journalist and Chief Editor of the news agency Socportal. She has been displaced since the start of the war in Ukraine. Maria is currently participating in ECPMF’s Journalist-in-Residence programme in Leipzig.

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16 Jun

Vice President of the European Commission Věra Jourová visits ECPMF

On 01 June, Věra Jourová, Vice-President of the European Commission visited the ECPMF office as part of a visit to Leipzig to discuss media freedom, pluralism, and the safety of journalists; in particular in the context of Russia's war in Ukraine.

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14 Jun

Feindbild Journalist 6 – Hatred on the Doorstep

ECPMF, as part of the MFRR, has published the English translation of the 2021 iteration of “Feindbild”, an annual study into politically-motivated violence against journalists in Germany.

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8 Jun

International groups call on Turkey’s parliament to reject the “disinformation” bill as a tool of digital censorship

ECPMF joined a group of international media freedom, and freedom of expression and journalists’ organisations today to for the immediate dismissal of the bill on “disinformation and fake news”.

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7 Jun

Press Freedom Organisations Demand An End to Systemic Police Violence Against Journalists

ECPMF joined CFWIJ and a group of press freedom organisations to demand an end to the systemic violence against journalists in Turkey, especially at the hands of the police.

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1 Jun

IJ4EU relaunches: €1.23M in grants for watchdog journalism in Europe

Bigger and bolder, the Investigative Journalism for Europe (IJ4EU) fund is back, offering critical support for cross-border investigative journalism in Europe.

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27 May

Italy: Concern after authorities search Rai 3 editorial office and home of journalist

The partner organisations of the MFRR have expressed serious concern over the searches carried out by police at the offices of Rai 3’s investigative programme ‘Report’ and the home of investigative journalist Paolo Mondani.

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