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Bulgaria: media ownership in a “captured state” - Reports

A report on the fact-finding mission by ECPMF and OBCT on Bulgaria’s media ownership structures and their implications for media freedom

CPDP 2019: Democracy distrupted? - HTML5 video

In the election year for the European Parliament a debate is needed on the interplay between data protection, media and electoral rules, and on how regulators should act to ensure fair electoral processes in the digital age. A panel discussion held at the CPDP Data protection and Democracy 2019

Tom Law on Media Literacy for newsrooms - HTML5 video

Media literacy is crucial in order to spot misinformation and hate speech online. A short interview with Tom Law, Director of Campaigns and Communications at the Ethical Journalism Network

GLASNOST! Nine ways Facebook can make itself a better forum for free speech and democracy - Reports

The report analyses how Facebook has tackled specific issues concerning political information and political speech, and then suggests nine ways to make the platform a better forum for free speech and democracy

The Expression Agenda 2017/2018. The state of freedom of expression around the world - Reports

ARTICLE 19 report shows sharp decline in global freedom of expression since 2014, and a continuous decline over ten years

Anti-corruption conference offers fellowships - Opportunities

Journalists aged 34 and younger from developing countries can apply for a conference fellowship

Democracy disrupted? Personal information and political influence - Reports

The report analyses how personal information is used in modern political campaigns. After summarising the policy findings from data analytics investigation, it makes ten recommendations in respect of the transparent and lawful use of data analytics in future political campaigns

Defending Independent Media: A Comprehensive Analysis of Aid Flows - Reports

This new report by CIMA explores how much money the world’s official aid donors give to help independent and public-service-oriented media build free and open societies globally,  the regions where this trend is stronger and the adopted approaches  

Freedom in the World 2018 - Reports

The report by Freedom House provides an evaluation of the state of democracy in the world in 2017, analysing trends in freedom including freedom of elections, freedom of the press and the rule of law

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