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A Wikipedia online contest on Media Freedom - Article

On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, which is celebrated today, OBCT launches an online contest to translate and improve articles on media freedom on Wikipedia

Media freedom in Bulgaria - Article

The fourth of a series of thematic itineraries to explore the Resource Centre on Media Freedom through a curated aggregation of contents. The text has been kindly proof-read by Dr. Lada Price from Sheffield Hallam University - CFOM and AEJ - Bulgaria

2018 World Press Freedom Index - Monitoring tool

The 2018 World Press Freedom Index highlights that political leaders are openly encouraging hostility towards the media, not only in authoritarian countries

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

Challenges to Media Freedom: A view from Europe - Academic Sources

Drawing on the findings of two projects awarded by the European Commission, the paper examines the sources of the threats hindering media freedom in Europe

Turkey: Freedom of Expression in Jeopardy - Reports

The report, written for English PEN by two human rights experts, provides an overview of the state of freedom of expression in Turkey after the attempted coup in July 2016 and engages in a critical evaluation of the violations of the rights of writers, publishers, academics and within academic institutions

Commemoration for Slain Journalist Hrant Dink and State of Press Freedom in Turkey in 2018 - HTML5 video

Eleven years after the murder of the Armenian journalist Hrant Dink the instigators of the crime are still to answer to justice, while press freedom in Turkey has suffered a dramatic decline in the last decade

Free European Media - 2018 Edition - Books

On 15 February 2018 in Gdansk (Poland) in the framework of an international conference, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) launched a new book called "Free European Media" addressing new challenges faced by journalists around Europe

Köksal v. Turkey: Excessive Formalism or Strict Adherence to Admissibility Criteria? - Legal Resources

Recently the European Court of Human Rights declared thousands of cases from Turkey inadmissible for failure to exhaust newly-available domestic remedies. The authors look at the context and content of the inadmissibility decision

Record number of jailed journalists in 2017 - Reports

According to the 2017 prison census of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), 262 journalists are behind bars around the world in relation to their job. Turkey remains the world’s worst jailer for the second consecutive year, with 73 journalists imprisoned, followed by China and Egypt