Building on a previous Wiki GLAM initiative, Wiki4MediaFreedom aims at boosting the availability of accurate knowledge on media freedom and pluralism in Europe on Wikipedia, resulting in open-access, freely reusable quality contents for the wider public in multiple languages.

Wiki4MediaFreedom editorial effort has focussed on media landscapes and media freedom-related issues in the Visegrád countries and the 3 Baltic States, as well as in South-east Europe, the Eastern Partnership countries and Turkey. Four key aspects have received particular attention: transparency of media ownership; media concentration; access to public information; censorship and self-censorship, with a set of country entries developed for each of them.

People who are willing to contribute, learn and help disseminate in languages other than English relevant information on these topics are very welcome to join!








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Concentration of media ownership in Albania

A new section on concentration of media ownership in Albania has been created within the article "Media of Albania ". This is part of the series on "Concentration of media ownership in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items

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Concentration of media ownership and media pluralism in Montenegro

A new section on concentration of media ownership and media pluralism has been created within the article "Media of Montenegro". This is part of the series on "Concentration of media ownership in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items

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Concentration of media ownership in Turkey

A new Wikipedia article on "Concentration of media ownership in Turkey " has been created. This is part of the series on "Concentration of media ownership in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items

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Media concentration and pluralism in Slovenia

A new section on Concentration of media ownership and pluralism has been created within the article "Media of Moldova". This is part of the series on "Concentration of media ownership in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items

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Media concentration and pluralism in Romania

A new section on Concentration of media ownership and pluralism has been created within the article "Media of Moldova". This is part of the series on "Concentration of media ownership in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items

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Media concentration and pluralism in Ukraine

A new section on Concentration of media ownership and pluralism has been created within the article "Media of Ukraine". This is part of the series on "Concentration of media ownership in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items

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Media ownership concentration and pluralism in Georgia

A new section on Media concentration and pluralism has been created within the article "Media of Georgia". This is part of the series on "Concentration of media ownership in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items

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Concentration of media ownership and pluralism in Moldova

A new section on Concentration of media ownership and pluralism has been created within the article "Media of Moldova". This is part of the series on "Concentration of media ownership in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items

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Concentration of media ownership and media pluralism in Kosovo

A new section on Concentration and pluralism has been created within the article "Media of Kosovo". This is part of the series on "Concentration of media ownership in Europe" and will be followed by other country-specific items

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Transparency of media ownership in Turkey

A new article on transparency of media ownership has been created. This is part of the series on "Transparency of media ownership in Europe " and will be followed by other country-specific items.

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A Wikipedia online contest on Media Freedom

03/05/2018

On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, which is celebrated today, OBCT launches an online contest to translate and improve articles on media freedom on Wikipedia

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Sofia edit-a-thon: for a plural ecosystem of information

14/12/2017

14 December 2017 - Media freedom, public interest, transparency, data journalism, facts-based information: all these issues have been dealt with in Sofia, during the Wiki4MediaFreedom edit-a-thon, a writing marathon on media freedom-related issues in Wikipedia which gathered journalists, experts and activists

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Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Sofia to support media freedom and democratic commons

20/11/2017

20 November 2017 - The second edition of the Wiki4MediaFreedom edit-a-thon will take place in Sofia on November 27th. It will boost the availability of accurate knowledge on media freedom and pluralism in the largest open encyclopedia worldwide

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Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' seeks to boost contents on media freedom and pluralism

08/11/2016

An edit-a-thon will take place in Belgrade on November 21st 2016 to boost the availability of accurate knowledge on media freedom in the largest open encyclopedia worldwide

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Pavel Sheremet: Keeping his memory alive

22/07/2016

Following the killing of the Belarus journalist Pavel Sheremet, OBC contributed to improve and translate his biographical page on Wikipedia

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Happy Birthday Khadija

26/05/2016

OBC contributed to the transnational campaign organized on occasion of the 40th brithday of Khadija Ismayilova

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2 November Action: Five wiki articles translated in Italian

2 November Action: Five wiki articles translated in Italian

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