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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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6 May

Estonia: Criminal fines for journalists over public interest reporting send dangerous signal

The MFRR partners are concerned about the imposition of fines on two journalists and a news outlet in Estonia after they published information about pre-trial criminal proceedings without seeking permission or informing the prosecutor’s office.

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20 Apr

CASE Press Briefing on EU Anti-SLAPP Proposals

Members of the Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE) have announced that they will host a press briefing on 28 April at 11:00 CEST in response to the European Commission’s proposed measures to tackle SLAPPs in Europe. 

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8 Apr

Perugia Declaration for Ukraine

ECPMF has joined the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)’s members and partners in signing the Perugia Declaration for Ukraine.

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21 Feb

Mapping Media Freedom records 626 violations in 2021

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10 Feb

Kosovo: Discrediting and denigrating language targeting journalists must end

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7 Feb

In Belarus, 33 journalists remain imprisoned. This is who they are and why they were detained.

Belarus ranked 158th in the 2021 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. This is the most dangerous country in Europe for journalists.

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7 Feb

Malta: Media battle for access to public information

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1 Feb

CSOs and SLAPP victims deliver 200,000-strong petition to EU Commission Vice-President

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