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Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018 - Reports

This study explores the ways news is being consumed in a range of countries. This year's report focuses on the issues of trust and misinformation, media literacy, new online business models, the impact of changing Facebook algorithms and the rise of new platforms and messaging apps

Encryption and Anonymity follow-up report - Reports

After three years, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye authored an update to the 2015 Report on Encryption and Anonymity, addressing trends in state restrictions and the role of corporations

Personal Data and Political Influence in Italy - Reports

As part of a larger effort by Tactical Tech on The Influence Industry, Fabio Chiusi and Claudio Agosti wrote a report about the role played by data in political campaigns in the run-up to the 2018 elections in Italy

Developing a disinformation detection system and sourcing it live – The case study of the 2018 Italian elections - Reports

EU DisinfoLab developed a system for monitoring disinformation based on an identified ecosystem rather than on a series of keywords. They tested it on the 2018 Italian general elections

Council of Europe Recommendation on media pluralism, transparency of media ownership and media literacy - Reports

The Council of Europe has issued guidelines to its 47 member states in order to promote media pluralism, transparency of media ownership and media literacy

Responding to “hate speech”: Comparative overview of six EU countries - Reports

Legal framework, practices and regulations related to ‘hate speech’ in Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland and the United Kingdom

Measuring the reach of “fake news” and online disinformation in Europe - Reports

This fact sheet by RISJ provides top level usage statistics for the most popular sites that independent fact-checkers and other observers have identified as publishers of false news and online disinformation in two European countries: France and Italy

Journalism and media privilege - Reports

An overview of the most recent rules, case law, and policies across Europe on the privileges given to journalists when exercising their functions

Countering online hate speech against migrants and refugees - Reports

A report by the ‘Coalition of Positive Messengers’ examines what has been achieved and what should be done to effectively countering online hate speech in 7 European countries

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