Reports

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

The Evolving Regulation of the Media in Europe as an Instrument for Freedom and Pluralism

This CMPF report examines the tension between EU regulation of the media based on market harmonization and liberalization on the one hand, and the need to guarantee media pluralism and media freedom on the other hand.

read more Media pluralism Media freedom European Policy

The Right of Access to Information in Cyprus. Report and Recommendations

A report collecting the findings of a research on the right of access to information in Cyprus, conducted in 2010 by Access Info Europe, KAB and IKME as part of the Access Info Cyprus Project

read more Access to information Cyprus Open data

Austerity, solidarity, and alternative media practices in Greece

An analysis of the ways evolving communication practices on social media have shaped the nature and character of solidarity and cooperative initiatives in Greece over the last few years

read more Greece Freedom of expression Media freedom Online news Online media

Why Some Newspapers are Better than Others

A study comparing news coverage in different types of newspapers in two similar countries - Sweden and Switzerland - found that prioritising quality is as crucial as financial and human resources in order to produce quality journalism

read more Ethics of journalism Sweden Switzerland

UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

The UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity is a systematic UN-wide plan for a free, safe environment for journalists and media workers

read more Media freedom Freedom of expression Safety of journalists Worldwide

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Indicators for the level of media freedom and journalists’ safety

Supported by the European Union, the Association of BH Journalists has produced a report which intends to measure the level of media freedom in the country throughout three main indicators

read more Access to information Censorship European Policy Freedom of expression Media freedom Legal protection Media Law Media ownership Safety of journalists Bosnia Herzegovina


Perfect Storm: The multiple challenges facing public service news and why tackling them is vital for democracy

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU)’s new study addresses those changing demands, much of which were researched during a rapid tour of small group of European broadcasters in the spring 2017.

read more Public broadcasting Public Service Media Media freedom Media pluralism Media ownership

The Expression Agenda - Report 2016/2017

Article 19 has joined the social science database V-Dem to launch a unique, authoritative assessment of freedom of expression and information worldwide

read more Censorship Freedom of expression Access to information Media pluralism