Monitoring tools

Databases, indexes and other measurement tools which monitor the evolution of press and media freedom, facilitating comparisons across time and countries

2021 World Press Freedom Index

Journalism, the vaccine against disinformation, blocked in more than 130 countries: the latest issue of the tool published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

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Financial support to media and journalists during Covid-19

Six months after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) has published a database mapping the financial support media outlets and journalists received in Europe

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Centro di coordinamento sul fenomeno degli atti intimidatori nei confronti dei giornalisti

Chaired by the Italian Minister of the Interior, this body monitors, analyses and exchanges information on intimidations against journalists; it promotes studies and researches and gives suggestions to identify strategies to prevent and tackle acts of intimidations

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EU monitoring programme of Covid-19 disinformation

The COVID-19 monitoring programme is a transparency measure to ensure public accountability of the signatories of the Code of Practice on Disinformation, set up under the 10 June 2020 Joint Communication “Tackling COVID-19 disinformation - Getting the facts right”

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Mapping Media Freedom by MFRR

The Media Freedom Rapid Response runs and updates the platform monitoring violations of media freedom all over Europe, in EU member states and Candidate Countries

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2020 World Press Freedom Index

Compared to 2019 Index, the proportion of countries where the press freedom situation is “good” has remained stable, while the percentage of countries where the situation is “very bad” has increased by two points

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COVID-19 Media Freedom Monitoring

IPI Tracker on Press Freedom Violations Linked to COVID-19 Coverage

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#Tracker_19

A tool by Reporters Without Borders to monitor and evaluate the pandemic’s impacts on journalism

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2019 World Press Freedom Index

Only 24% of the 180 countries and territories considered are classified as “good” (coloured white on the Press Freedom Map) or “fairly good” (yellow), as opposed to 26% last year. These are the main findings of this year’s Index by Reporters Without Borders

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SOMA, Social Observatory for Disinformation and Social Media Analysis

A platform with infrastructure and connections to support experts in their activity against disinformation, with verification tools, algorithms, and processes

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