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

Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2021

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

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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

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Disinformation affecting the EU: tackled but not tamed

The report follows an audit aimed at ascertaining whether the EU Action Plan against disinformation is relevant and delivering the expected results and concludes that it is relevant but incomplete

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The Use of SLAPPs to Silence Journalists, NGOs and Civil Society

A study by Justin Borg-Barthet, commissioned by the European Parliament in the framework of a renewed interest and engagement of European institutions to tackle the abuse of lawsuits

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Memorandum on freedom of expression and media freedom in Slovenia by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, calls on the Slovenian authorities to put a stop to the marked deterioration of freedom of expression and of the media in the country

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Media Economy in the Pandemic: A European Perspective

This report by CMPF assesses the impact of the first wave of the pandemic on the news media economy in Europe. Based on the Media Pluralism Monitor, it presents the results for eighteen European countries

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Media Freedom and Safety of Journalists in Serbia

ARTICLE 19 published its report of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) international advocacy mission to Serbia that took place virtually from 29 January to 2 February 2021 in partnership with MFRR members and the Independent Journalists’ Association of Serbia (NUNS). The Center for Human Rights – American Bar Association and the South East Europe Media Organisation also joined the mission

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Wanted! Real action for media freedom in Europe

Annual Report 2021 by the partner organisations to the Council of Europe Platform to Promote the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists

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A report about physical violence against journalists in Germany, produced by ECPMF for MFRR

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Shattered Dreams and Lost Opportunities. A year in the fight to #KeepItOn

This #KeepItOn report looks at incidents of internet shutdowns in 2020

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