By Jane Whyatt
It’s been an extraordinary year for the European media freedom community. Coronavirus travel restrictions, emergency laws and an increasingly hostile atmosphere have made life difficult for media workers and human rights defenders. They also made it necessary to change the ground rules for holding Annual General Meetings.
At the first-ever online Annual General Meeting of the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), new faces were elected to steer its governing bodies through the challenges to come and enrich the organisation with their specialist skills and networks.