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Freedom House – Azerbaijan Country report 2015 - Reports

Freedom House yearly report on press freedom in Azerbaijan provides a synthetic overview of media freedom in the country during 2014, highlighting main trends and developments

Freedom House – Ukraine Country report 2015 - Reports

Freedom House yearly report on media freedom in Ukraine provides a synthetic overview of the most important developments in the country during 2014

The state of press freedom 2014 - Reports

Mertek Media Monitor compiles the Press Freedom Index for Hungary, combining the results of a survey carried out with multiple stakeholders. The report provides a complex picture of the different perceptions about the decline of media freedom in Hungary during the last year

Press freedom in the EU: Legal framework and challenges - Legal Resources

The European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) provides with this short briefing, an effective contextualization of the legal framework and the challenges for Press freedom in the EU

Romania: Investigative journalism law rejected by the Senate - Legal Resources

The Romanian Senate rejected the draft of a law that legislators say intended to fight corruption by rewarding investigative journalists and other whistleblowers. The proposed law called for a special fund that would support people who reported on corruption via the mass media or via complaints to investigating and prosecuting bodies

Use of personally-identifying information in reporting in Germany - Legal Resources

A German court ruled that the interest of the public in the case of a dentist under investigation for aggravated assault takes precedence over the plaintiff's right to privacy. The plaintiff had sued for an injunction to stop a newspaper from publishing further articles pertaining to the case where he could be easily identified

Media ownership in Bulgaria: state of play and challenges - Reports

The blurred picture of Bulgarian media ownership restricts citizens’ right to information. A study by the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD)

Report on Ownership Structure and Control over Media in Serbia - Reports

The Anti-Corruption Council of the Serbian Government has analyzed the media ownership structure and the most significant models of control over media in the period 2011-2014

Lies, Damn Lies and Viral Content - Reports

How do news sites handle online rumors, unverified news, and viral content? Craig Silverman discusses what we know, what journalists are doing, and what they should do

Safety Guide for Journalists - A handbook for reporters in high-risk environments - Manuals

A survival kit that every investigative journalist should keep in pocket and in mind, provided by UNESCO and Reporter Without Borders on the basis of real experiences