Abstracts of relevant books and substantial reports on press and media freedom. Whenever available, links to freely accessible book copies are provided

Photografie dans la Grand Région

EMR launched the second volume of legal framework book for photographers in the Großregion/Grand Région

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Saving the Media. Capitalism, Crowdfunding and Democracy

Julia Cagé explains the economics and history of the media crisis in Europe and America, and she formulates a solution based on a new business model: non-profit media organization

read more Media ownership Media freedom

Freedom of Expression, the Media and Journalists: Case-law of the European Court of Human Rights 2015

A structured insight into the European Court of Human Rights’ case-law on freedom of expression and media and journalistic freedoms

read more Council of Europe Member States Freedom of expression Media freedom Legal protection

Global Muckraking - 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World

An anthology of outstanding investigative journalism, this book edited by Anya Schiffrin advocates for long-form, investigative journalism showing how it has helped, so far, changing the world

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Attacks on the Press: Journalism on the World's Front Lines, 2015 Edition

Every year, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) compiles a comprehensive guide to the global state of press freedom, providing an articulate overview of the most serious challenges faced by journalists

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Journalism at risk. Threats, challenges and perspectives

Journalism at Risk is a new book from the Council of Europe, in which ten experts from different backgrounds examine the role of journalism in democratic societies; - available as hard copy or e-book

read more Safety of journalists Access to information Whistleblowing Council of Europe Member States

Media Pluralism and Diversity

Media Pluralism and Diversity, edited by Miklos Sukosd, Robert Picard and Peggy Valcke and published by Palgrave Macmillan, addresses normative approaches, regulatory dimensions and monitoring systems related to media pluralism and diversity in Europe and at a global level

read more Media pluralism Media ownership Digital rights European policies and legislation Worldwide

Media freedom and pluralism. Media policy challenges in the Enlarged Europe

Media freedom and pluralism by Beata Klimkiewicz provides a critical analysis of major issues and challenges for media policy in the European Union and Council of Europe member states, at times in which media environments and regulations are undergoing deep transformations

read more European policies and legislation Media Law EU Member States Council of Europe Member States

Media Integrity Matters - Reclaiming public service values in media and journalism

This book by the South East European Media Observatory builds on and further develops research on democratic development of media systems in SEE, by focusing in particular on the concept of "media integrity" as a key element to assess and secure other components of functional media systems

read more Ethics of journalism Media ownership Public broadcasting Albania Bosnia Herzegovina North Macedonia Serbia Croatia

Media ownership and its impact on media independence and pluralism

Media ownership and its impact on media independence and pluralism is an online project now condensed into a digital book. Curated by the South East European Network for Professionalisation of the Media (SEENPM) and released by the Peace Institute - Ljubljana, the book maps ownership patterns and their effects on media pluralism and independence in the countries of South East Europe and EU member states from Central and Eastern Europe.

read more Media ownership Media pluralism Western Balkans Albania Bosnia Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Estonia Hungary Kosovo Latvia Lithuania North Macedonia Moldova Montenegro Poland Romania Serbia Slovakia Slovenia