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

Who makes the news? 6th Global Media Monitoring Project

GMMP 2020 was implemented in 116 countries and covered 30,172 stories published in newspapers, broadcast on radio and television

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The Chilling: Global trends in online violence against women journalists

“First, I’m attacked for being a journalist, second I’m attacked for being a woman" (Maria Ressa). Women journalists are now more exposed to online violence than ever. Women journalists are both the primary targets of online violence and the first responders to it

read more Gender in media Gender issues Hate speech

Journalists working from home? A labour right perspective for a hybrid future

A survey by the European Federation of Journalists aimed at mapping out the existing practices and gather information to develop better policy to ensure the fail and safe working conditions for journalists when telework/home office practices continue to exist after the pandemic

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Freedom on the Net 2021

The yearly report by Freedom House confirms that the global internet freedom has declined for the 11th consecutive year

read more Digitalisation Digital rights Digital safety Online news Online media Cybersecurity

The Resilience Report 2020: How Europe’s independent media dealt with the coronavirus pandemic in 2020

This report published by the European Journalism Centre in partnership with Evens Foundation is based on the Resilience Reports, a series of in-depth studies looking at how dozens of news organisations across Europe dealt with the pandemic during the first wave

read more COVID-19 Local media

Taking Control? Internet Censorship and Surveillance in Russia

A report by Reporters without Borders based on about 30 interviews with journalists, activists, lawyers and human rights defenders. It traces the development from the first bans on content in 2012 to Autumn 2019

read more Russia Surveillance Censorship

Journalism without a Mask. 2020 Annual Survey of Media Freedom in Bulgaria

This is the fifth edition of the perception survey conducted online by the Association of European Journalists (AEJ) Bulgaria

read more Research Bulgaria Safety of journalists Freedom of expression

Europe’s media in the digital decade

An action plan to support recovery and transformation in the news media sector. A study requested by the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education

read more COVID-19 Media ownership Digitalisation Cybersecurity

Mapping Fake News and Disinformation in the Western Balkans and Identifying Ways to Effectively Counter Them

A study requested by the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs, concluding that the European Union should focus on the role that it can play in bolstering the quality of democracy and governance in the Western Balkans, as the most powerful potential bulwark against disinformation

read more Western Balkans Fake news and disinformation

The Global Expression Report 2021

The Global Expression Report is ARTICLE 19’s most comprehensive, data-based report that tracks freedom of expression across the world

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