Books

Abstracts of relevant books and substantial reports on press and media freedom. Whenever available, links to freely accessible book copies are provided

Historical Guide to World Media Freedom. A Country-by-Country Analysis

A global and historical perspective on media freedom in the world edited by professors Whitten-Woodring and Van Belle

read more Media freedom Worldwide

Human Rights in a Positive State

This book critically and comprehensively engages with the European Court of Human Rights’ positive obligations case law, including references to media law matters

read more European Court of Human Rights Human rights Legal protection Freedom of expression Media freedom

Media and Politics in New Democracies

Media and Politics in New Democracies - Europe in a Comparative Perspective, edited by Jan Zielonka, analyses the relationship between the media and politics in new democracies in Europe and other parts of the world

read more Media freedom Belarus Bulgaria Czech Republic Estonia Hungary Latvia Lithuania Poland Slovakia Slovenia Romania Ukraine Russia

Hrant Dink: An Armenian Voice of the Voiceless in Turkey

Turkish writer and journalist Tuba Çandar traces the biography of Hrant Dink, the Turkish-Armenian journalist and political activist killed in 2007

read more Turkey

Attacks on the Press: Gender and Media Freedom Worldwide

The 2016 edition of CPJ's focusing on gender-based threats to journalists and the media

read more Gender in media Digital safety Impunity Worldwide

Photografie dans la Grand Région

EMR launched the second volume of legal framework book for photographers in the Großregion/Grand Région

read more Media freedom Media Law Belgium Germany Luxembourg France

Saving the Media. Capitalism, Crowdfunding and Democracy

Julia Cagé explains the economics and history of the media crisis in Europe and America, and she formulates a solution based on a new business model: non-profit media organization

read more Media ownership Media freedom

Freedom of Expression, the Media and Journalists: Case-law of the European Court of Human Rights 2015

A structured insight into the European Court of Human Rights’ case-law on freedom of expression and media and journalistic freedoms

read more Council of Europe Member States Freedom of expression Media freedom Legal protection

Global Muckraking - 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World

An anthology of outstanding investigative journalism, this book edited by Anya Schiffrin advocates for long-form, investigative journalism showing how it has helped, so far, changing the world

read more Investigative journalism Worldwide

Attacks on the Press: Journalism on the World's Front Lines, 2015 Edition

Every year, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) compiles a comprehensive guide to the global state of press freedom, providing an articulate overview of the most serious challenges faced by journalists

read more Censorship Safety of journalists Worldwide