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Europe’s journalists subjected to increasing levels of harassment

22/01/2016

Index on Censorship provides an overview of the violations of media freedom recorded through the project Mapping Media Freedom. Between 1 May and 30 September 2015, 285 violations of media freedom in Europe have been recorded and verified. More than a third of the incidents – 108 cases – included harassment against journalists

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World Press Freedom Index 2015: Decline on all fronts

22/01/2016

The Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index ranks the performance of 180 countries according to a range of criteria that include media pluralism and independence, respect for the safety and freedom of journalists, and the legislative, institutional and infrastructural environment in which the media operate.

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The Italian Paradox

02/12/2015

The Italian paradox: a country where the press is free but hundreds of journalists are under attack with threats, intimidation and special lawsuit

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Freedom of speech violations in Ukraine, 2015

18/01/2016

In 2015 violations of press freedom declined in Ukraine compared to the previous year, but problems continue particularly in the field of access to information

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The Rise of Digital Repression: a PEN Interactive Report

22/12/2015

An interactive infographic by PEN America about the impact of governments imprisoning and persecuting writers for what they write, blog, and post online.

Digital media enable greater space and potential of expression around the globe, but this opportunity is counterbalanced by governments imprisoning and persecuting writers for what they write, blog, and post online. With this interactive infographic, PEN America reveals statistics from PEN's caselists over the past 12 years, showing a dramatic increase in the number of writers imprisoned and on trial for use of digital media.

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Empowering investigative journalism through the right of access to information

11/12/2015

Why is the right of access to information important for journalism? Valuable arguments in this short video by Access Info Europe

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European Western Balkans: 2015 World Press Freedom Index

10/12/2015

Based on the World Press Freedom Index by Reporters Without Borders (RWB), the think-tank European Western Balkans has developed this infographic comparing media freedom rankings in the Western Balkans.

According to the index elaborate by RWB, Macedonia and Montenegro show the most negative results, ranking #117 and #114, respectively. Concerning results are expressed also for Kosovo and Albania, ranked #87 and #82 respectively.

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IPI: Criminal Defamation in Europe

02/12/2015

This infographic by the International Press Institute (IPI) presents comparative data on the impact of criminal defamation in different European countries.

This visualization is part of the broad IPI project on defamation, Out of Balance: defamation law in the EU

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Hate speech: a 5 point test for journalists

23/11/2015

How can journalists determine what is hate speech? A 5-point test has been developed by Ethical Journalism Network in several languages

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