Monitoring tools

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

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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Last Despatches

BIRN’s Last Despatches series tells the stories of some of the reporters killed during and after the 1990s war in the Balkans, and highlights how attempts to secure justice for them have not yet succeeded

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European Science-Media Hub (ESMH)

An online platform bringing scientist, journalists and policymakers together in order to communicate science better was launched in 2017 as a project of the European Parliament’s Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA)

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NewsGuard

A browser extension rating news websites based on their trustworthiness.

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Political Ads on Facebook

ProPublica has launched a database of political ads showed on Facebook, including each ad's targeting details.

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2018 World Press Freedom Index

The 2018 World Press Freedom Index highlights that political leaders are openly encouraging hostility towards the media, not only in authoritarian countries

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Mèdia.cat

Mèdia.cat is an online platform that detect media bias and media freedom violations in the Catalan countries

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