Tag European Commission
28 Mar

ECPMF joins call for EU to prioritize rule of law

On Wednesday, ECPMF and 38 other media freedom organisations called on the European Commission to strengthen its fifth annual rule of law report.

24 Oct

Poland’s unfair election reinforces demands for Europe-wide Media Freedom Act

As the European Parliament, Council and Commission enter the final negotiations on the EMFA, media freedom and human rights groups today call for the adoption of the Parliament’s text.

15 Sep

Public Letter on the role of the European Board for Media Services

We call on the European Parliament to strengthen the EMFA’s state advertising provisions and by doing so, ensure that media freedom can flourish in the European Union.

7 Jul

Call on the European Union to Secure an Effective Media Freedom Act

On behalf of media freedom, journalists, and human rights organisations across Europe, we call upon the European Union institutions to negotiate a strong and effective European Media Freedom Act (EMFA).

6 Jul

The DSA must ensure public data for public interest research

ECPMF has joined 58 civil society organisations and independent public interest researchers to present a list of key recommendations for the European Commission to implement into the Digital Services Act (DSA).

28 Apr

Media Freedom Groups troubled with the CULT report on the EMFA proposal

The MFRR has joined a group of press freedom organisations in writing to the Rapporteur of the EU’s CULT Committee to raise concerns over proposed amendments which would water down the draft European Media Freedom Act (EMFA).

16 Mar

Action needed: The European Commission Safety of Journalists Recommendation

The MFRR partners urge the EC Member States to take action for the safety of journalists without further delay and implement the provisions of the Recommendation on ensuring the protection, safety and empowerment of journalists and other media professionals.

30 Jun

ECPMF signs joint media freedom statement on the European Media Freedom Act

As the European Commission is finalising the draft proposal for a European Media Freedom Act, ECPMF has joined a coalition of media freedom groups to call for the EMFA to address issues around the European single market, media ownership and transparency of economic relations with the state, and how to support a vibrant, diverse and independent media sector.

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.

24 May

Save the Date: European Anti-SLAPP Conference 2022

ECPMF and the Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE) will organise the European Anti-SLAPP Conference under the patronage of the European Parliament on 20 October 2022.