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

Report on the Use of Targeted Sanctions to Protect Journalists

The report examines current challenges faced by journalists around the world and recommends the consistent use of targeted sanctions as a tool to enforce compliance with international human rights law, including the right to a free press

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PANDEMIC FOR DIGITAL RIGHTS. Central and Southeast Europe

The digital rights monitoring that SHARE Foundation has been running since 2014 expanded and included the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) to keep track of incidents in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Romania. This monitoring report covers the period from 31 January to 30 September 2020

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Journalism and the Pandemic. A Global Snapshot of Impacts

A survey among more than 1,400 journalists from 125 countries with answers collected from May 13 to June 30, 2020

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Safety of Female Journalists Online- A #SOFJO Resource Guide

A Guide that aims to fill the gap between theory and the realization of online safety for women journalists

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Information Not Found: The “Right to Be Forgotten” as an Emerging Threat to Media Freedom in the Digital Age

An overview of legislation patterns and suggestions to solve the dilemma between freedom of information and the right to be forgotten

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Technology and Democracy: Understanding the influence of online technologies on political behaviour and decision-making

In this report, published by the European Commission, an international team of experts takes a behavioural science approach to investigate the impact of online platforms on political behaviour

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Sued Into Silence: How the rich and powerful use legal tactics to shut critics up

A study about SLAPP, strategic lawsuits against public participation, that highlights the situation in Europe, with suggestions and inputs for the future

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SLAPP in the EU context

A research requested by the EU Commission about SLAPP, strategic lawsuits against public participation

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2020 Rule of law report - Communication and country chapters

The 2020 Rule of Law Report presents a synthesis of both the rule of law situation in the EU and an assessment of the situation in each Member State

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Breaking the silence. A new report on the legal measures that will give journalists back their voices

The results of a roundtable promoted by Index on Censorship to evaluate and develop a previous research about SLAPP, strategic lawsuits against public participation

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