Tag Press freedom
17 Jun

Hungary’s two pandemics: COVID-19 and attacks on media freedom

A legal opinion commissioned by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) finds that the Hungarian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic fails to live up to domestic or European legal standards and entrenches the country’s attacks on independent media outlets, journalists and media workers.

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29 May

MFRR call on the UK Government to act in a transparent manner that respects press and media freedom in the UK

MFRR partners sent this letter to UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson raising their concerns regarding the decline in press freedom in the UK and attempts of the UK Government to restrict media scrutiny of its policies and discredit critical reporting.

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6 May

No Lockdown for Press Freedom! Virtual talk illustrates effects of Covid-19 measures across Europe

Defying the restrictions to press freedom imposed by the corona virus pandemic, an online webinar succeeded in amplifying the voices calling for protection for media in the crisis.

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2 Mar

Rapid response mechanism marks a new start for press freedom

ECPMF and partners start Rapid Response Mechanism to support journalists under threat/ European Commission Co-funds the programme with 1.4 Million Euro

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14 Jan

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9 Jul

Defend Media Freedom: New pledges not credible without action

The ECPMF joined a group of press freedom and media development organisations who signed up to a media statement and list of eleven commitments that we're seeking from States attending the Global Media Freedom Conference.

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13 Jun

Female sport reporters face floods of sexist insults over World Cup coverage

By Renata Rat – 13.06.2019 When Claudia Neumann, a German sports journalist, commentated on a World Cup football match as the first female reporter ever in 2018, she experienced a […]

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