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Defamation. Pistoia judge gives reason to Chief Editor Lineefuture

To the archives the lawsuit for having reported rumors of possible arrest order for the sports club president. The magistrate: countenance respected On 17 September 2015 the Judge for the Preliminary Investigations of the Court of Pistoia has sent to the archives a defamation lawsuit against Edoardo Bianchini, chief editor of LineeFuture. Bianchini was sued

Source: Ossigeno Informazione » O2 in English

Turkish judiciary seizes major media group

A week ahead of the general elections of 1 November, the Turkish judiciary has put under trusteeship a media holding linked to the Gülen movement – once an ally of Erdoğan, today among his enemies

Source: Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso - ECPMF News

Velletri. Insults and threats via facebook against reporter Andrea Palladino

Former councilor Lamberto Trivelloni (NCD) reacted to an article by the daily Il Fatto Quotidiano that recalled the sentences he suffered years ago In Velletri, in the province of Rome, the journalist Andrea Palladino, collaborator of Il Fatto Quotidiano, L’Espresso and Le Monde, from 14 October 2015 and for several days he was insulted and

Source: Ossigeno Informazione » O2 in English

Paris. Osce: concern for attack to journalist and threats to storm AFP

OSCE Representative raises concern over attack of Buzzfeed journalist and threats to storm AFP offices in France, welcomes swift police action VIENNA, 24 October 2015 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today expressed concern about a recent attack against a journalist with Buzzfeed and threats to storm the offices of Agence

Source: Ossigeno Informazione » O2 in English

Making the Twitter Length News: Media Literacy in Digital Media – dedicated page

Our #DMLeyp project held in Belgrade in late September, gathered 60 young media makers from 12 European countries for 6 days of workshops, panel discussions and lectures on different digital media angles including media freedom, social media strategy of media outlets, citizen journalism, ethics online and much more. For this purpose and future initiatives around […]

Source: European Youth Press

Research defines risks to media integrity

How to define media integrity, and what puts it at risk? The SEE Media Observatory explains the issue in a new brochure, available in 6 languages SEE Media Observatory stands for media integrity and journalism in the public interest. To present its media integrity analytical framework, developed through the 2013/2014 "Media Integrity Matters" research project, the Observatory has published a brochure in six languages.It defines media integrity and lists four areas of risk: media policy development and implementation; media structures – media ownership, media finances and public service broadcasting; journalists and journalistic/media practices. The brochure "Media integrity matters – Understanding the meaning of and risks…

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

Is Cameron surrendering to press power?

Steven Barnett, Professor of Communications at the University of Westminster, explains why John Whittingdale’s announcement that the Government might not enact key provisions of the Leveson framework on press regulation – if pursued – would fatally undermine the historic cross-party agreement passed by Parliament. It would, he argues, be worse than the climbdown by John Major’s Government 20 years ago […]

Source: Media Policy Project

Not investigated asks for 600 thousand euro for His photos on Velletri Oggi

The request comes from the president of the waste disposal company following the publication. Defensive act. Sought the condemnation of the plaintiff for vexatious litigationSix hundred thousand Euros for damages. This is the figure that the lawyer Piero Guidaldi, president of Volsca Environment and Services (municipal company of the townships of Albano, Velletri and Lariano

Source: Ossigeno Informazione » O2 in English

Europe&Me is recruiting. Call for editors.

E&M is an award-winning online magazine that gives voice to a generation which thinks about Europe from unconventional perspectives....

Source: European Youth Press

Call for members of the Advisory Board

The European Youth Press (EYP), network of young media makers, is seeking new members to join the Advisory Board for the 2015/2017-mandate period. The elections will take place at the General Assembly of the European Youth Press on 28-29 November 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.

Source: European Youth Press