Reports

Analyses on specific aspects related to press and media freedom, performed and published by research centres, non-governmental organizations and public bodies

The Resilience Report 2020: How Europe’s independent media dealt with the coronavirus pandemic in 2020

This report published by the European Journalism Centre in partnership with Evens Foundation is based on the Resilience Reports, a series of in-depth studies looking at how dozens of news organisations across Europe dealt with the pandemic during the first wave

read more COVID-19 Local media

Taking Control? Internet Censorship and Surveillance in Russia

A report by Reporters without Borders based on about 30 interviews with journalists, activists, lawyers and human rights defenders. It traces the development from the first bans on content in 2012 to Autumn 2019

read more Russia Surveillance Censorship

Journalism without a Mask. 2020 Annual Survey of Media Freedom in Bulgaria

This is the fifth edition of the perception survey conducted online by the Association of European Journalists (AEJ) Bulgaria

read more Research Bulgaria Safety of journalists Freedom of expression

Europe’s media in the digital decade

An action plan to support recovery and transformation in the news media sector. A study requested by the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education

read more COVID-19 Media ownership Digitalisation

Mapping Fake News and Disinformation in the Western Balkans and Identifying Ways to Effectively Counter Them

A study requested by the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs, concluding that the European Union should focus on the role that it can play in bolstering the quality of democracy and governance in the Western Balkans, as the most powerful potential bulwark against disinformation

read more Western Balkans Fake news and disinformation

The Global Expression Report 2021

The Global Expression Report is ARTICLE 19’s most comprehensive, data-based report that tracks freedom of expression across the world

read more Freedom of expression Research

MFRR REPORT: Press Freedom Deteriorating in Slovenia under Latest Janša Government

From 24 May to 2nd June 2021, the partners of the Media Freedom Rapid Response held a series of virtual meetings with stakeholders in Slovenia and this report confirms press freedom is deteriorating in the country under Janša Government

read more Slovenia

MFRR Monitoring Report III

A 4-month-snapshot produced by the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), covering the reporting period between November 2020 and February 2021 representing the final four month period of the first 12 months of the MFRR

read more Research Safety of journalists

Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2021

The 10th edition of the DNR covers 46 markets accounting for more than half the world’s population.

read more Digital rights Digitalisation

Rule of Law Report 2021, targeted stakeholder consultation

The Rule of Law Report monitors significant developments, both positive and negative, relating to the rule of law in Member States. It covers four pillars: the justice system, the anti-corruption framework, media pluralism, and other institutional issues related to checks and balances

read more Safety of journalists SLAPP Italy Croatia Bulgaria