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Carcere e giornalisti: l'appello del consorzio MFRR alla Consulta - Article

I partner del consorzio Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) si appellano alla Corte Costituzionale Italiana perché consideri incostituzionale la pena del carcere nelle condanne per diffamazione: un primo passo verso una riforma legislativa più ampia che adegui l’Italia agli standard europei

A gathering storm: the laws being used to silence the media - Reports

A review by Index on Censorship of how laws are being used in Europe to bring actions against journalists

UK: too many violations and bans to media outlets - Article

The Media Freedom Rapid Response is calling the UK government to lift the bans against openDemocracy, the Sunday Times and any other outlet prevented from asking questions at the daily news briefings

Threats against journalists in Northern Ireland must stop - Article

OBCT joins Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners, press freedom and freedom of expression organisations, journalists’ organisations, journalists and media workers in condemning threats against journalists in Northern Ireland

Letter to the European Commission: legal abuse of lawsuits is a threat to journalists - Article

SLAPPs, strategic lawsuits against public participation, are a danger for media freedom and together with other media freedom and human rights ngos we signed a letter to the European Commission urging European institutions to find different solutions at different levels. Here the letter to Ms Pia Lindholm, Deputy Head of Unit for Civil Justice, Directorate-General Justice and Consumers of the European Commission

Joint Emergency Appeal for Journalism and Media Support - Article

To mark World Press Freedom Day 2020, we signed the appeal promoted by the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD )

Media workers to be protected when covering demonstrations and protests - Article

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners are concerned about the increased violence against media professionals at protests and demonstrations across EU Member States and Candidate Countries in the last months and call for increased protection

Media Freedom made in Scandinavia: six examples of best practices - Reports

This report of a fact-finding mission to Scandinavia organised by ECPMF with the participation of EFJ and OBCT shows policies and approaches that can inspire change for the better, suggesting what governments and media actors can do to defend media freedom

Call for Europe’s leaders to protect free flow of information to tackle COVID-19 - Article

ECPMF joins with press freedom partners in call to EU leaders

IJF18: Going digital. A roadmap for digital transformation - HTML5 video

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism’s senior research fellows Lucy Kueng and David Levy dig into the main findings of the report “Going Digital. A roadmap for organisational transformation” at the 2018 International Journalism Festival with Renée Kaplan, head of digital editorial development at the Financial Times, and Inga Thordar, executive director at CNN Digital Worldwide.