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Balkans: the tired Media Days

Three years after its first edition, the impression that emerges from the Media Days – an event promoted by the EU Commission in the...

IDUAI: 30 countries closed media and blocked internet access so far in 2019

On the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI), 28 September, the IFJ has condemned the fact that more than 30 countries have...

Bulgaria: let the press report freely, say IFJ/EFJ ahead of Prosecutor’s election

Bulgaria will appoint a new Prosecutor General this autumn and a series of statements made by public officials against the press have raised journalists' concerns about the process.  The...

Hungary and Croatia Try to Silence Slovenian Media

Government connections in two of Slovenia's neighbours try to influence media reports in the country, but Slovenia reacts strongly, showing a more progressive approach...

CPJ troubled by prosecution of Julian Assange

New York, April 11, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists today said it was deeply concerned by the U.S. prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....

New report shows rising harassment and threats against journalists in Council of Europe states

Press freedom in Europe is more fragile now than at any time since the end of the Cold War. That is the alarming conclusion...

Macedonia: Political developments put media reform on the backburner

Recent political developments have affected the implementation of the reforms in the area of freedom of expression in Macedonia. The focus of government institutions...

Share the “World of Tayyips” and tell Turkey that satire is not a crime

Satirical cartoons of political leaders are widely understood as a crucial form of social commentary around the world. In Turkey, however, they're yet another...

Turkish court hands heavy sentences to Zaman journalists

Turkish authorities should drop all charges against six journalists who worked for the now-shuttered Zaman daily newspaper, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The journalists...

Rights organizations defend jailed Turkish filmmakers facing up to 5 years in prison

SEENPM joined more than 40 human rights, film and cultural organizations in defense of imprisoned Turkish filmmakers Cayan Demirel and Ertugrul Mavioglu for their...
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What Slovakia Showed Us

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Journalist Fellowship Summer School at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

The five-day Summer School, aimed at practising journalists worldwide, is designed to help you better understand the challenges you face in an ever-changing media landscape, and...

The State of Moldovan Press Characterized as “Severe” for the Fourth Consecutive Year

The media in the Republic of Moldova is still in a severe state, as revealed by the 2019 Moldovan Press Status Index (MPSI), published...