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Mapping Media Freedom report: journalists increasingly attacked in Europe

Violence against journalists in Europe increased in the second quarter of 2016, reports submitted to Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom platform show, as...

European Commission launches call for proposals for data-driven news production

The European Commission is launching a call for proposals in the field of data-driven news production. Applicants are invited to submit proposals to increase...

Trust in Journalists and News Media Sinks to New Lows

The news media industry has been faced with a profound crisis for more than a decade now, and peoples' dwindling trust in journalists has...

UN review of Hungary shows country ‘treats human rights as a public enemy’

By Jean-Paul Marthoz / CPJ EU Correspondent On May 9, a stern review of Hungary's conduct in human rights issues and press freedom was released...

Conference: Prime Time Nationalism | The Role of Television Broadcasts/Archives in the Aftermath of the Yugoslav Wars

A conference and workshop organized by the Donald and Vera Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA) at Central European University (CEU) with support from CEU...

Freedom of the Press 2016: Serbia, Macedonia and Turkey Decline

According to key findings of the Freedom House Freedom of the Press 2016 report, press freedom declined to its lowest level in 12 years in 2015, as...

#MediafreedomHungary: Viktor Orban under fire from ECPMF campaign

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) launched a Europe-wide campaign to raise visibility for media freedom in Hungary: with letters personally...

Hungary: time to speak up for press freedom

This article is republished from the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) By Jane Whyatt, research by Balazs Nagy Navarro and Ljliljana Smailović   Hungary’s Prime...

Excessive Penal Code threatens media freedom in Hungary

Belgrade – Increased prison sentences for defamatory video or sound recordings are another potential threat to freedom of expression and freedom of the media...

Blog post by Borbala Toth – Online posts under attack

By Borbala Toth What can have greater chilling effect on freedom of expression, than the unclear content regulation stipulations – just to mention one of the...

SEENPM campaigns for media freedom and pluralism in three European countries

Budapest - Four civil society organization including SEENPM launched a joint campaign for media freedom. The Hungarian initiative is part of the pan-European signature...

Free speech advocates raise concerns about the agreement between the Council of Europe and the Hungarian government

Budapest – The recent agreement between the Council of Europe and the Hungarian government only affects a limited problematic area of the media regulation...
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