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Freedom on the Net 2017: Turkey Country Report - Reports

Although Internet freedom in Turkey has been gradually decreasing over the last years, it went through a sharp decline in 2017

“News you don’t believe”: Audience perspectives on fake news - Reports

While a narrow definition of the term “fake news” deals with fabricated news reports, audiences use the same expression in a more broad meaning. RISJ’s Factsheet aims at contributing to the discussion on fake news from the point of view of “ordinary people”

Macedonia: Indicators for the level of media freedom and journalists' safety - Reports

Supported by the European Union, the Association of Journalists of Macedonia has produced a report which intends to assess media freedom throughout three main indicators 

Journalism in Times of Crisis: Case Studies in Six SEE Countries - Reports

A study on the way the media in 6 South-eastern European countries have reported on recent socio-political crises

ECPMF Conference e-book: Introduction, presentations, and conclusions - Reports

A conference report collecting the materials of the conference "Promoting dialogue between the European Court of Human Rights and the media freedom community" of March 2017

Media coverage of elections: the legal framework in Europe - Reports

The European Audiovisual Observatory examines the regulation of broadcast, print and online media during elections in different Council of Europe member states

State secrets: Screen for Corruption in Montenegro - Reports

Amendments to the Law on Free Access to Information, adopted by the Montenegrin Parliament in May 2017, enable institutions to conceal information. Local NGO MANS denounces that the procedure is contrary to Constitution and European directives

Judicial practice on Media Freedom in Russia: the role of the Supreme Court - Reports

An overview of the way a Resolution by the Supreme Court has shaped Russian jurisprudence in the areas of media freedom, regulation of online media, rights of journalists, and access to information

Freedom House's Freedom of the Press Report 2017 - Reports

The latest report by Freedom House portrays a grim outlook for media freedom and media workers across continents and political systems, with the US leading by (negative) example and the EU failing to enforce democratic standards, including with prospective Member States

Protecting Whistleblowers in Southeast Europe: a review of policies, cases and initiatives - Reports

Despite ongoing progress in protecting whistleblowers in Southeast Europe, much remains to be done to ensure that citizens and employees who report misconduct do not suffer retaliation