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Vukasin Lost the Battle. But not the War.

For 23 years Vranjske, a Serbian weekly, published stories almost nobody else would. But after one interview with a whistleblower, the paper faced a...

Turkey: Dim hopes for 2017, but we’ll keep up the struggle for a free world

A journalist with hope is a common contradiction in these strange days. When I set forth to share my thoughts on what the new...

Turkey: international coalition slams Cumhuriyet arrests, media closures

On October 2, the European and International Federations of Journalists (EFJ and IFJ) joined a coalition of international media freedom organisations led by the International...

Turkish government shuts down 15 Kurdish media outlets

The Turkish government issued on Saturday 29 October a decree shutting down 15 Kurdish media outlets: 11 newspapers, two news agencies and three magazines....

Turkish Media: From Bad to Worse

After a decade of manipulations that ensure a cozy relationship between the press and the president, Erdogan is now overseeing a harsh crackdown that...

Turkey: censorship reaches Europe

A Kurdish television station based in Italy was blacked out at the request of the Turkish authorities. The reconstruction of the occurence. 26/10/2016 - by Fazıla Mat Ankara's...

Turkey loses any independent reporting with post-coup regulations

by Barış Altıntaş, 25/10/2016 Ninety-eight journalists have so far been arrested under Turkey’s State of Emergency declared on July 20, 2016, five days after the...

The crushing of independent press in Hungary

October 8, 2016 will go down in Hungarian history as the day when the ideals of the 1956 revolution (when Népszabadság was established) were...

A Major Step Towards An Authoritarian Media Regime In Hungary

By Gábor Polyák and Ágnes Urbán The publisher Mediaworks has suspended the publication of Népszabadság, Hungary’s leading opposition newspaper and highest circulation broadsheet. Though...
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Prague Media Point – Virtual Conference

PRAGUE MEDIA POINT – a virtual conference for journalists, media professionals, and scholars takes place on December 1-11, 2020 with workshops on December 12, 2020.Registration...

Kosovo Needs Strategic Approach to MIL Development

Until decision-making institutions join their efforts with other stakeholders toward a comprehensive national strategy on MIL, concerns will remain over Kosovo’s ability...

Facing Up to Impunity

It’s good to know that, on the road to end impunity, we are in good company. By Annie...