Reports

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

Who owns Georgia’s media: Power networks and corporate relationships behind Georgian media outlets

A detailed study released by Transparency International examining the media ownership structure in Georgia with a special focus on media outlets that have national coverage

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Violence and Harassment against Women in the News Media

A comprehensive picture of the dangers faced by women journalists around the world, based on a global, online survey shows that two-thirds of respondents experienced some form of intimidation, threats or abuse in relation to their work as female journalist

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Guidelines for EU support to media freedom and media integrity in enlargement countries, 2014-2020

No country can join the EU without guaranteeing freedom of expression as a basic human right (Article 49 of the EU Treaty). This document, released by DG Enlargement in February 2014, presents the main points in the EU enlargement agenda on media freedom and integrity

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Trust in Bulgarian media. Opinion of the citizens

This short presentation shows the main findings of the 2014 survey on Bulgarian citizen's trust in media

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OSCE Safety of Journalists Guidebook

This 2014 OSCE Guidebook, released by the Representative on Freedom of the Media, approaches the issue of attacks on media in a comprehensive way, positing solutions to create a safe environment for journalists

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Freedom of information in Montenegro

The paper "Freedom of Information in Montenegro" analyses the legal framework, practice and implementation of the law regulating access to public information in Montenegro

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Freedom of expression and hate speech

This report offers a comprehensive elaboration on the distinction between freedom of expression and hate speech. By taking into account both key concepts and the legal perspective, it combines a generalist perspective with country-specific elements related to Macedonia

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Media and Democracy in Central Eastern Europe (MDCEE)

A four year project investigated the relations between democracy and media in the countries that have joined the EU since 2004

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Reconceptualising copyright: adapting the rules to respect freedom of expression in the digital age

This report examines the current framework of copyright rules from a freedom of expression perspective in order to determine how copyright should be reformed to best promote and protect it

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Mapping Digital Media: the Czech Republic

A report by the Open Society Foundation that shows how digital changes affect the media system and democratic services in the Czech Republic

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