Reports

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

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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Mapping Digital Media: Slovakia

A report by the Open Society Foundation examines how digital changes affect the media system of Slovakia

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Western Balkans and Turkey. Media and freedom of expression fact-finding and scoping study

This report commissioned by the European Commission provides four sets of recommendations with close to forty detailed action proposals aiming at improving institutional capacities in the Western Balkans and Turkey to ensure media freedom and freedom of expression

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MEDIADEM Project Output and Areas for Future Research

This report summarizes the work of MEDIADEM’s project, lasted from 2010 to 2013, providing a synthetic and accessible overview of the project’s scientific and policy outputs

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European Union Competencies in Respect of Media Pluralism and Media Freedom

This policy oriented report, issued di the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom, presents the phenomena of media freedom and pluralism, and the major academic and policy debates surrounding their social, political, economic role and implications.

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