Dossiers

Maja Sever, the first woman to lead the EFJ

01/07/2022

Quickly resolving the economic issue relating to journalists, fighting harder against SLAPPs or gag complaints, using the rule of law to improve media conditions. These are the keywords of Maja Sever, the first woman to lead the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ)

by Giovanni Vale

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Temporary Relocations. A toolkit

14/06/2022

This summary of issues, open questions, recommendations, and suggestions on how to implement a residency programme for journalists under pressure is the result of OBCT research consulting existing literature and conducting several interviews with managers and beneficiaries. This 10-page document goes through the main aspects of the implementation of a journalists-in-residence programme, highlighting 19 issues that are considered to be the most problematic and interesting at the same time. The toolkit is also accessible as a pdf.

Curated by Paola Rosà, May 2022

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A series of Thematic Directories. WOMEN JOURNALISTS

26/05/2022

Another issue of our guides to the database of the Resource Centre, to help users navigate and understand what is available and where to find it. This directory is based on OBCT research about women journalists and their special needs for support, and gives an orientation among EU measures and support centres run by ngos. Also available as a pdf

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Needs and Gaps Brief No. 4: Sweden

19/05/2022

The fourth of a series of briefs presenting the results of the Needs and Gaps analysis

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A series of Thematic Directories. CYBERSECURITY

13/05/2022

This series of directories is aimed at helping the user navigate the database of the Resource Centre: it gives some keys of interpretation, selecting items according to a special focus or following a chronological order. This issue concerns cybersecurity and is also available as a pdf

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Who is afraid of journalists? The MFRR Italy Mission Report

11/05/2022

The collection of findings and recommendations by the partners of the MFRR, in a booklet curated by OBCT.

Following the MFRR Italy Mission from 4 to 6 April, coordinated by OBCT, the conclusions about SLAPP, defamation and safety of journalists are published here

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Interviewing Journalism II. Needs and gaps in support for women and local journalists

10/05/2022

As part of the Media Freedom Rapid Response, OBC Transeuropa published a new needs and gaps analysis building on the findings of the research carried out in 2021. The study, conducted by Maria Francesca Rita, focuses on the needs of women and local journalists and the gaps in the existing support mechanisms

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Needs and Gaps Brief No. 3: Bulgaria

02/05/2022

The third of a series of briefs presenting the results of the forthcoming Needs and Gaps analysis

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A series of Thematic Directories. SLAPP

29/04/2022

A chronological overview of resources related to SLAPP, strategic lawsuit against public participation, to tell the story of the last 3 years of advocacy and engagement of a transnational community. Available also as a pdf

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Needs and Gaps Brief No. 2: Ireland

08/02/2022

The second of a series of briefs presenting the results of the forthcoming Needs and Gaps analysis

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