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18 Jul

France: Media freedom coalition condemns Vivendi’s disinformation campaign against Reporters Without Borders

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners strongly condemn the cyber disinformation campaign against the press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

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16 Jul

Georgia: A crisis point for press freedom

Today, ECPMF publishes a report detailing the findings of its fact-finding mission to Tbilisi, Georgia, which paint a picture of independent media in the midst of an existential crisis.

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12 Jul

Turkey: Freedom of the press and expression groups condemn broadcast regulator’s silencing of Açık Radyo

The undersigned freedom of the press and expression organizations condemn the decision by Turkey’s broadcast regulator to revoke the license of independent radio station Açık Radyo.

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9 Jul

Blind Spots: How self-censorship impacts local journalism in Germany

Attacks on journalists in Germany have been on the rise for years. According to the latest study published ECPMF, there were 69 verified cases of physical attacks on media professionals in 2023, 13 more than in 2022.

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9 Jul

The EU must do more to prioritise protecting media freedom and human rights in Turkey

The undersigned media freedom, human rights and journalists’ groups call on the new European Commission and the new European Parliament to strengthen their commitment to protecting journalists’ rights and freedom of expression in their relations with Turkey.

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27 Jun

Kosovo: Draft law on Independent Media Commission might endanger its political independence

If the draft law is approved, the Independent Media Commission will be politically captured and online media will be subjected to chaotic regulation.

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26 Jun

Media Freedom Mission to Romania questions fairness of electoral coverage

MFRR, after completing a mission to Bucharest, concluded that much of the media coverage of Romania’s electoral campaigns is seriously compromised by political capture.

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26 Jun

Lithuania: Joint letter from mediafreedom organisations

ECPMF, together with other media freedom organisations, is concerned about the draft amendment to the Lithuanian Law on National Radio and Television (LRT).

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21 Jun

Kosovo: ECPMF concerned by attempts to remove General Director of RTK

ECPMF expresses concern at the growing crisis within Kosovo’s Public Broadcaster (RTK) around political pressure being applied to remove the general director, Mr Shkumbin Ahmetxhekaj.

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18 Jun

Save the Date – UNCOVERED Conference 2024

Back for a fifth year, IJ4EU’s UNCOVERED Conference will join forces in September 2024 with the annual gathering of the Incubator for Media Education and Development (iMEdD) in Athens.

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