Dossiers

Country factsheet: Serbia

31/03/2021

A stakeholders' map including media outlets, government's bodies and professional organizations to picture the media ecosystem in Serbia

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Thematic factsheet: SLAPP in Italy, a democratic emergency

31/03/2021

by Paola Rosà

A limited selection of cases from an ocean of lawsuits. A paper sent to the INI rapporteurs of the Draft Report on the strengthening democracy and media freedom and pluralism in the EU: the undue use of actions under civil and criminal law to silence journalists, NGOs and civil society

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Interviewing journalism. Needs and gaps in support for European journalists

20/03/2021

A research by Maria Francesca Rita, Sofia Verza and Luisa Chiodi conducted by OBC Transeuropa - as member of the Media Freedom Rapid Response consortium - on the needs of European journalists and the gaps in support mechanisms

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Country factsheet: Bulgaria

01/03/2021

Called "the black sheep of EU media freedom", Bulgaria faces a lot of issues related to freedom of expression and safety of journalists. Here a detailed overview made by OBCT journalist Francesco Martino, who lives in Sofia

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Country factsheet: Hungary

30/11/2020

In 2020, a number of threats to media pluralism and transparency have continued to further marginalise and threaten media freedom across Hungary. Due to the expansion of pro-Government outlets and the weaponisation of government advertising, most Hungarian citizens receive news only from pro-government outlets. With this kind of control, there is no need to directly attack critical journalists, as they are excluded from the media market. Moreover, the coronavirus crisis had arguably the biggest effect on media freedom

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Media capture: Toolkit for 21st century autocrats

19/12/2019

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The 8th of a series of thematic itineraries to explore the Resource Centre on Media Freedom through a curated aggregation of contents.

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SLAPPs: Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation

19/12/2019

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The 9th of a series of thematic itineraries to explore the Resource Centre on Media Freedom through a curated aggregation of contents.

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Media Freedom in Turkey

31/01/2019

The seventh of a series of thematic itineraries to explore the Resource Centre on Media Freedom through a curated aggregation of contents

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Disinformation

10/01/2019

The sixth of a series of thematic itineraries to explore the Resource Centre on Media Freedom through a curated aggregation of contents.

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What do journalists need?

07/11/2018

The fifth of a series of thematic itineraries to explore the Resource Centre on Media Freedom. An interactive special dossier that aims to be a handy reference for journalists in need

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