Dr. Dirk Voorhoof

His expertise concentrates on topics like media law, journalist’s rights & ethics and freedom of expression. He lectured for several years at Ghent University, in the Media Law Advocates Programme at the University of Oxford and at Copenhagen University. He reports on developments regarding freedom of expression, media and journalism, including in Iris, legal newsletter of the European Audiovisual Observatory, Auteurs & Media and Mediaforum. He is also a member of the Global FOE&I @Columbia experts network, Columbia University, New York, and of the Committee of Experts on Internet intermediaries (MSI-NET) of the Council of Europe. He is the co-author of the free online e-book Freedom  of  Expression,  the  Media  and  Journalists:  Case-law  of  the  European  Court  of Human Rights (EN/FR/GE).



Founding Member


  • voxeurop
  • Karina Oganesyan
  • Foreningen for Undersogende Journalistik (FUJ)
  • Platforma en Defensa de la Libertad de Informacion (PDLI)
  • Dr. Lutz Kinkel
  • Renate Flottau
  • Andreas Lamm