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Media freedom organisations and MEPs back new anti-SLAPP law

06/03/2018

Six members of the European Parliament have called on the European Commission (EC) to swiftly initiate legislation to protect investigative journalism in Europe

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Hate speech: what it is and how to contrast it

31/01/2018

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

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Whistleblowers: looking for European protection

25/10/2017

The second of a series of three thematic itineraries to explore the Resource Centre on Media Freedom through a curated aggregation of contents.
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Media freedom in Montenegro: a survey of publications

14/09/2017

The media sector in Montenegro is characterised by strong political polarisation. The few examples of non-aligned investigative journalism are subject to both direct and indirect pressure by the financial and political powers in the form of legal actions and, in the worst cases, of physical attacks to reporters and their property.

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Slovenia’s EU Presidency must not obstruct efforts to improve media freedom in Europe

Prime Minister Janez Janša and his government have repeatedly shown disregard for media freedom. Organisations defending press freedom and journalists call on the Slovenian government to commit to refraining from attempts to undermine initiatives aimed at improving the situation of press freedom in EU member and candidate countries during the EU Presidency. We ask the other EU member states to remain vigilant

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European Anti-SLAPP Conference 2022

Bringing together journalists, civil society, policymakers, academics and lawyers, the conference shed light on the impact of SLAPPs on journalism and civil society and discussed available financial and practical support. The conference consisted of five panels:

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Turkey: international media freedom and human rights organisations condemn alarming surge in arrests of Kurdish journalists

OBC Transeuropa and 26 press freedom and human rights organizations vehemently condemn the arrest of three Kurdish journalists last week.

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