Reports

Analyses on specific aspects related to press and media freedom, performed and published by research centres, non-governmental organizations and public bodies

Journalism in Times of Crisis: Case Studies in Six SEE Countries

A study on the way the media in 6 South-eastern European countries have reported on recent socio-political crises

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Arrest of media professionals quadruples in first quarter 2017

As shown by reports submitted to Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom platform in the first quarter of 2017, media professionals were arrested at an alarming rate, with more than a fourfold increase over the fourth quarter of 2016

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Ukraine: impunity persists for the murder of Pavel Sheremet

A year after journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed by a car bomb in Kiev, Ukraine has so far failed to make progress on the case. A report highlights issues with Kiev’s credibility and suggests the need for an independent probe

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ECPMF Conference e-book: Introduction, presentations, and conclusions

A conference report collecting the materials of the conference "Promoting dialogue between the European Court of Human Rights and the media freedom community" of March 2017

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Why Some Newspapers are Better than Others

A study comparing news coverage in different types of newspapers in two similar countries - Sweden and Switzerland - found that prioritising quality is as crucial as financial and human resources in order to produce quality journalism

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Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017

The 2017 edition of the Digital News Report by the Reuters Institute, the most comprehensive ongoing comparative study of news consumption in the world, focuses on the issues of trust in the era of fake news, changing business models and the role of platforms

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Audiovisual services in Europe. Focus on services targeting other countries

An analysis of cross-border audiovisual services in Europe, their ownership and market power

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The European "migration crisis" and the media. A cross-European press content analysis

A report on the press coverage of the migration phenomenon in eight European countries, and the consequences of media representations for public opinion and policy choices

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2017 Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression

The 2017 report of the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, David Kaye, to the Human Rights Council addresses the roles played by private actors engaged in the provision of Internet and telecommunications access

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State secrets: Screen for Corruption in Montenegro

Amendments to the Law on Free Access to Information, adopted by the Montenegrin Parliament in May 2017, enable institutions to conceal information. Local NGO MANS denounces that the procedure is contrary to Constitution and European directives

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