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2019 World Press Freedom Index - Monitoring tool

Only 24% of the 180 countries and territories considered are classified as “good” (coloured white on the Press Freedom Map) or “fairly good” (yellow), as opposed to 26% last year. These are the main findings of this year’s Index by Reporters Without Borders

Sexual harassment in the working environment of media outlets - Surveys

A survey among 1,132 women journalists about sexual harassment in the newsroom and outside confirms that the situation is really tense and women often feel uncomfortable at their own workplace

SOMA, Social Observatory for Disinformation and Social Media Analysis - Monitoring tool

A platform with infrastructure and connections to support experts in their activity against disinformation, with verification tools, algorithms, and processes

Last Despatches - Monitoring tool

BIRN’s Last Despatches series tells the stories of some of the reporters killed during and after the 1990s war in the Balkans, and highlights how attempts to secure justice for them have not yet succeeded

“We are Amaya”. Advocacy for Academic Freedom - Reports

A detailed description of the activities carried out during the 2019 edition of the Seminar Series on Advocacy for Academic Freedom, held for three months at the University of Trento, Department of Sociology and Social Research, in collaboration with Scholars At Risk (SAR). The seminar was a first national experiment for Italy

Researching media freedoms in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2019 - Surveys

A survey on media freedom from the perspective of citizens: their trust or mistrust in media and journalists, their level of satisfaction and their beliefs about freedom of expression. Analysing the answers to 506 phone calls, the survey gives an overview of the trends in Bosnia and Herzegovina

ARTICLE 19 comments on new Italian regulation on ‘hate speech’ - Reports

Some improvements, but also lack of compliance with the international framework: a mixed judgment by ARTICLE 19 welcomes the new AGCOM Regulation in Italy, while hate speech remains a great concern in the country

“It Won’t Always Be Like This": How to Prepare Turkey’s Journalists for a Freer Era - Reports

A study on future of quality journalism in Turkey, based on over 100 interviews, field trips, and workshops: this report proposes innovative solutions such as the opening of “Creative Cafes” and “Journalism Experience Centres”, the sponsoring of international internship programmes, and the mapping of trusted reporters

IFJ Global Charter of Ethics for Journalists - Legal Resources

Adopted on 12th June 2019 in Tunis, the IFJ Global Charter of Ethics for Journalists completes the IFJ Declaration of Principles on the Conduct of Journalists of 1954 (the Bordeaux Declaration) and is based on major texts of international law

Monitoring of the 2019 European Parliament election campaign in the main news programme of Polish public TV - Reports

Polish public TV fails to respect the rules of pluralism, impartiality, balance, and independence of content: this is the outcome of the monitoring of the main news programme “Wiadomości” in the two weeks before European elections