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OCCRP Media ownership project - Monitoring tool

A three year analysis by the Organized Crime and Corruption Project unveils transparency and corruption issues in media ownership structures in Eastern Europe, the Balkans and the former Soviet Union

How does the media on both sides of the Mediterranean report on Migration? - Reports

Media coverage is vital to shaping people’s opinions on migration, but journalism struggles to resist oversimplification, emotional approach and political interference

The Right to Information Is a Human Right, Strasbourg Rules - Legal Resources

Hungarian authorities erred when they refused to provide a human rights NGO access to information – an essential part of freedom of expression – about the employment of pro deo lawyers

Attacks against journalists and media freedom in Europe - Reports

A review of major violations recorded by the Council of Europe “Platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists” shows worrying trends particularly in countries affected by conflict and unrest

Comparing models and demanding reforms of public service media in South East Europe - Reports

A comparative overview of funding and governing models of the public service media in the countries of South East Europe

ECtHR ruling in Delfi and MTE cases: More Questions Than Answers - Legal Resources

The role of online news portals as intermediaries and their liability for user-generated content has been at the centre of two recent ECtHR cases (DELFI and MTE). Divergent outcomes leave room for many questions

A comparative analysis of media freedom and pluralism in the EU Member States - Reports

Commissioned at request of the European Parliament LIBE Committee, this study examines existing distortions in media pluralism hampering the proper functioning of democracy and it proposes enforceable actions to correct the deficiencies found

Making budgets attractive. Best practices from governments’ financial transparency portals - Reports

OpenBudgets.eu sheds light on the best practices and needs of governments providing open budget data, a crucial tool for financial transparency and journalistic investigation

Freedom of Expression and Protection of Journalistic Sources - Reports

A new extensive report on the Protection of Journalistic Sources drafted by the International Legal Research Group and published by the Council of Europe and ELSA

Media Pluralism Monitor 2014 - Monitoring tool

The Media Pluralism Monitor 2014 is a measurement tool updating and testing previous monitoring tools, designed to assess the risks to media pluralism in EU member states