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Freedom and the Media: a Downward Spiral - Reports

The Freedom in the World report shows that free press is declining around the world and that this threatens the status of democracy. Freedom of the Media is under attack not only in historically Not Free countries, but also in some of the most influential Free democracies in the world

Civil Defamation and Media Freedom in Hungary - Reports

A study about legislation and case law after the adoption of a new Civil Code in 2014 which introduced restitution (financial compensation) instead of non-pecuniary damages. How these changes affect journalists and freedom of expression in a system where legislative texts are very succinctly worded

Democracy at Risk: Threats and Attacks Against Media Freedom in Europe. Annual Report 2019 - Reports

This 2019 Annual Report by 12 Council of Europe partner organisations portrays the situation of the media environment in Europe, highlighting its most problematic aspects and their causes. It also provides an in-depth look into particular issues or countries and recommendations to ensure a better media environment

Romania’s press freedom fall - Reports

This short report by Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) describes the current situation in Romanian media as press freedom has sharply declined in recent years. The country ranked 44th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index

Informational Autocrats - Academic Sources

The paper analyses the role of the media in establishing and maintaining modern-day authoritarian regimes. The authors offer a formal account of how such systems work, emphasising the importance of the gap in political knowledge between the “informed elite” and the general public as a key element of informational autocracy

Romania - Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018 - Reports

The article aims to explore the changing environment around news in Romania, focusing mainly on television as the main source of information as well as on the increasingly-used mobile phone

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

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

Rising To The Populist Challenge: A New Playbook For Human Rights Actors - Books

Following the rise of populist governments in recent years, an editorial group of scholars and lawyers gathered and analysed a repertoire of responses by human rights organisations to the crackdown against civil society in the populist context

Bulgaria 2017: State of Journalism and Freedom of Speech - Reports

The annual report by the Association of European Journalists highlights that the "culture of pressure" in Bulgarian media is on the rise