Monitoring tools

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

RWB Violations of press freedom barometer

RWB barometer provides detailed information on the numbers and circumstances of murder and detention against journalists and media workers, from the year 2000 onwards

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Media Pluralism Monitor 2015

The Media Pluralism Monitor 2015 is a measurement tool designed to assess the risks to media pluralism in EU member states. The second MPM pilot-project is a follow-up to the Media Pluralism Monitor 2014, covering new countries

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Media Pluralism Monitor 2014

The Media Pluralism Monitor 2014 is a measurement tool updating and testing previous monitoring tools, designed to assess the risks to media pluralism in EU member states

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IREX Media Sustainability Index (MSI)

IREX Media Sustainability Index (MSI) considers developments over time, with a specific focus on economic sustainability; quality of journalism and management practices

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Internet Ownership Project

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), Rise Project and EurActiv Romania have launched this monitoring platform focusing on internet ownership transparency in Eastern Europe

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Index of Censorship - Mapping media freedom

Journalists and media workers are confronting relentless pressure simply for doing their job. Mapping Media Freedom identifies threats, violations and limitations faced by members of the press throughout European Union member states, candidates for entry and neighbouring countries

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Freedom House - Freedom of the Press

Freedom House assesses the challenges for media freedom worldwide in its annual Freedom of the Press report. The finding of Freedom House monitoring activity are presented also through interactive maps

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Council of Europe - Platform: protection of journalism and safety of journalists

In 2015, the Council of Europe established the Platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists to facilitate the compilation, processing and dissemination of information on serious concerns about media freedom and safety of journalists in Council of Europe member States

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CMPF - Mapping Journalism

The Center for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) developed six different thematic maps presenting comparable figures on different aspects related to media freedom across Europe including aspects such as the status of journalists; whistleblowing protection and defamation laws

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Monitoring Media Pluralism in Europe: Testing and Implementation of the Media Pluralism Monitor 2014

The Monitoring Media Pluralism 2014 is a measurement tool updating and testing previous monitoring tools, designed to assess the risks to media pluralism in EU member states

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