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Online-Panel: World Press Freedom Day 2021


World Press Freedom Day Campus Talk The pandemic increased threats to journalists all over Europe   In 2020 there were 69 violent attacks on journalists in Germany – and a deterioration of press freedom in Poland, Czech, Hungary and across Europe. How to proceed? The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) Karola Wille, […]

#UNCOVERED Conference 2021


By Jane Whyatt There were sad and sombre moments at the #UNCOVERED 2021 online conference, remembering murdered journalists Giorgos Karaivaz,  Daphne Caruana Galizia and Jàn Kuciak. Yet the atmosphere was mostly one of celebration, with top-level speakers stressing the importance of cross-border investigative journalism and four teams collecting handsome trophies (pictured above) as well as […]

Media Freedom Rapid Response Summit 2021


High profile speakers Irene Khan and Věra Jourová set the tone for the inaugural Media Freedom Rapid Response: solidarity. The online keynote session on 17th March, featured UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of freedom of opinion and expression, Irene Khan and European Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency, Věra Jourová (via a […]