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EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2018 - Reports

The EU engaged in activities across the globe in line with the EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy (2015-2019). Focusing on a number of thematic issues, this report provides a snapshot of this commitment

Need of anonymous FOI applications for investigative journalism - Legal Resources

FOIAs are an important instrument for investigative journalists, who are however endangered by the lack of anonymity of the process to access public documents and can be subject to intimidations submitting their phone number and postal and home address

Better off without You? How the British Media Portrayed EU Citizens in Brexit News - Academic Sources

A study published on The International Journal of Press/Politics found that EU citizens were generally not portrayed negatively in Brexit news, except in regional newspapers of England and Wales. It also suggests that news media presented the referendum as a vote against migrations in general and not about intra-EU migrations

Manifesto of Venice against gender-based violence - Campaigns

Gender based violence is among the most common human rights violations in the world. The Manifesto of Venice launched against gender-based violence lists a number of recommendations to improve gender equality in the media against every kind of violence perpetuated through verbal and visual contents.

Demonising the media: Threats to journalists in Europe - Reports

The report surveys over 3,000 media freedom incidents documented by Index on Censorship’s “Mapping Media Freedom” (MMF) project since May 2014 with a view to outlining key trends and categories

The Media at Protests: Official Attitudes - Legal Resources

Covering protests and demonstrations is part of the core function of journalism of disseminating public interest information. However, often media workers are subjected to intimidations and attacks, also by police

Young Filmmakers Competition #EUandME - Opportunities

The European Commission launches a short film pitch competition for filmmakers aged 18-35. Each of the 5 winners will be awarded with a grant of €7,500. Deadline: October 31, 2018

Sexual Harassment Toolkit - Manuals

The toolkit offers guidelines for media employers and employees on dealing with and preventing sexual harassment in media organisations

A Short Guide to the History of ‘Fake News’ and Disinformation - Manuals

A resource published by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) plotting the evolution of the current crisis on an international timeline, highlighting historic moments stretching from Cleopatra to Cambridge Analytica