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Hungary must pay damages for claiming defamation via hyperlink to YouTube

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on 4thDecember 2018 backed a Hungarian news portal for hyperlinking a Youtube video which, according to the domestic courts, contained “defamatory” remarks about an anti-Roma political party. Building of the European Court of Human Rights (photo: CherryX) The ECtHR’s decision is highly relevant for media and journalists since hyperlinking has become a widely used reporting technique. The popular news portal 444.hu, owned by Magyar Jeti Zrt, reported back in September 2013 on a case involving Hungarian football fans who, while travelling by bus towards Romania, had stopped in front of a school in the village…

Source: European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)

NEWSOCRACY conference in Prague: why media ownership concentration concerns us all

ECPMF's Prague conference on media ownership structures was a rollercoaster ride of emotions from being alarm to outrage to hope ... in case you missed it here are a summary and impressions of the day. (photo: ECPMF/ Andreas Lamm) Bulgarian investigative journalist Rossen Bossev spoke about the daily life of independent journalists in his home country which is ruled by oligarchs who care more about value than values. You could wonder how this young man keeps going, facing harassment and intimidation every other day. He just smiled and said: "We are to young not to fight." This hopeful credo sums up ECPMF's…

Source: European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)

Media in Croatia, defeated by the economy

What is the state of the Croatian media? And what could the government and the institutions do to improve the situation? We asked Hrvoje Zovko, the new president of the Association of Croatian Journalists (HND)

Source: Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso - ECPMF News

Call for applications European Cross-border Grants

Deadline: 14 January 2019   BRUSSELS – There will be four application rounds in 2019. €175,000 will be distributed over 4 application rounds. With the European Cross-Border Grants, Journalismfund.eu will support professional journalists, who have good ideas for cross-border research on European affairs.   €175,000 will be distributed over the 4 application rounds.   With […] The post Call for applications European Cross-border Grants appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for applications for Journalist Fellowship in Oxford

Deadline: 11 February 2019   The Reuters Institute, based at the University of Oxford, offers a limited number of Journalist Fellowships each year. The fully-funded Fellowships are aimed at practising journalists from all over the world, to enable them to research a topic of their choice, related to their work and the broader media industry, […] The post Call for applications for Journalist Fellowship in Oxford appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for submissions to Kim Wall Memorial Fund

Deadline: 4 January 2019   This year, the Kim Wall Memorial Fund will provide a $5,000 grant to one female reporter whose work embodies the spirit of Kim’s reporting. The grant will fund a female reporter covering subculture, broadly defined, and what Kim liked to call “the undercurrents of rebellion.” Kim wanted more women to […] The post Call for submissions to Kim Wall Memorial Fund appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for intern: Design Manager

Deadline: 4 January 2019   European Youth Press (EYP) is recruiting a highly motivated Social Media Manager intern to support the implementation of the organisation’s social media strategy and actions. The selected candidate will be remotely (or based in Berlin or Brussels) contributing to EYP for a period of (at least) three months and is, […] The post Call for intern: Design Manager appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for intern: Social Media Manager

Deadline: 4 January 2019   European Youth Press (EYP) is recruiting a highly motivated Social Media Manager intern to support the implementation of the organisation’s social media strategy and actions. The selected candidate will be remotely (or based in Berlin or Brussels) contributing to EYP for a period of (at least) three months and is, […] The post Call for intern: Social Media Manager appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for entries for Imagine Europe contest

Deadline: 28th February 2019   Your vision of Europe in 2050!   Imagine Europe is an idea contest inviting everyone (all ages & nationalities) to present their vision of Europe in 2050 in a short written and video-recorded pitch.   The contest is presented by a series of European Partners and has received initial funding […] The post Call for entries for Imagine Europe contest appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press

Call for applications for international journalism traineeship

Deadline: 11 January 2019   Journalism Traineeship 18 months trainee salary international broadcaster in 30 languages crossmedia: TV, online and radio six months of seminar blocks internships in Berlin and Bonn placement with DW foreign bureau (Washington, Brussels, Moscow) international multimedia projects well-known media trainers “Intense, exhausting, competitive… and totally worth it!”   We are […] The post Call for applications for international journalism traineeship appeared first on European Youth Press.

Source: European Youth Press