Category Feature
8 Oct

To go where it hurts – Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2020

Khadija Ismayilova and Benjamin Best are awarded this year's “Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media” by the Media Foundation of the Sparkasse Leipzig

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8 Oct

MFRR partners and media freedom organisations condemn conviction of journalist Jovo Martinovic by High Court of Montenegro

MFRR partners strongly condemn sentencing of Jovo Martinovic​ to one year in prison for allegedly participating in drug trafficking despite the evidence that he was working as an undercover journalist

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7 Oct

ECPMF launches €15,000 IJ4EU Impact Award

Nominations have opened for a new award, celebrating the best of European cross-border investigative journalism award since January 2019. The winners will receive prizes of €5,000 each, and be invited to an awards ceremony in Spring 2021.

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6 Oct

International coalition starts Turkey press freedom mission

A coalition of 11 international press freedom, freedom of expression and journalists‘ organisations are leading a joint press freedom mission to Turkey this week from 6 to 9 October amid the country’s continued press freedom crisis, which has further worsened under the coronavirus pandemic.

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5 Oct

Does Montenegro choose the European Union or jailing a top journalist?

On 8 October 2020, the verdict in the retrial of the Montenegrin journalist Jovo Martinović will be pronounced. Ahead of the decision, we, the undersigned organisations, call on the High Court of Montenegro to take full account of the overwhelming evidence of the reporter’s innocence and acquit him.

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1 Oct

ECPMF condemns insults against Nello Scavo outside the courthouse

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom condemns the insults faced by Italian journalist Nello Scavo as he left the court in Valletta

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1 Oct

ECPMF urges action upon publication of the first EU Annual Rule of Law Report

ECPMF as part of the Media Freedom Rapid Response, welcomes the publication of the first EU Annual Rule of Law Report, and we appreciate that a number of the concerns we raised in the preparatory phase have been taken into account. 

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1 Oct

Hands off Slovenia’s ‘Uncensored’ magazine

We, the undersigned organisations, today express our grave concern over the barrage of vexatious defamation lawsuits targeting journalists working for the investigative news website Necenzurirano in Slovenia over the last two months.

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30 Sep

ECPMF joins 18 civil society organisations to express full support to Vice-President Jourová after attacks by Hungarian government

ECPMF and partner organisations have written a letter of support for Věra Jourová after she was attacked by Victor Orbán and the Hungarian government

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30 Sep

ECPMF calls on the UK to release Julian Assange and block his extradition

ECPMF calls on the UK to release Assange and block his extradition, as the hearings enter the final stretch. We are gravely concerned about the implications of the US government's indictment for investigative journalism.

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