Media Freedom

Falling revenues threaten press freedom, in turn diluting the quality of journalism.
MultiChoice’s decision raises questions about media freedom, political pluralism and democratic debate.
A few months ago, Milos Zeman was caught telling Russia’s Vladimir Putin that journalists should be killed.
'What the f*ck are you damn here for? F*ck off man' -- Mngxitama
In many ways, Brazil is at a crucial crossroads: the shocking increase in attacks must provide the impetus to improve investigations and protection of communicators at all levels of Brazilian political, social, and economic life.
Romania's fight against corruption is showing encouraging signs of progress, but the bitter medicine of reform marks a traumatic
Over a quarter of a century since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the scars of Central & Eastern Europe's post-communist legacy are still clear to see.
Freedom of Press is considered an essential element of democracy by the European Parliament, which strongly supports it within the EU and beyond. Article 11 of the EU's Charter of Fundamental Rights clearly states that "freedom and pluralism of the media shall be respected"...
Decision makers around the world are scrambling to reach their targets as the 2015 deadline looms for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Alongside that scramble, discussions have also begun as to what the world's new aims should be - what are the next set of goals the world should aspire to reach?
Newspapers and magazines have lost their bid to continue a legal battle over the rejection of their version of a Royal Charter
How to square all this? If you want to understand Putin, understand three things...
As we head towards one more tacky but popular Eurovision final, will a spotlight also be shone onto the serious human rights abuses in Azerbaijan, this year's host?
A hunger strike sparked by one blurred face on national television has captured the wave of discontent spreading across Hungary, a country in the heart of Europe but far from the minds of its neighbours.
The European Union - warts and all - has largely been constructed by politicians, albeit with the help of technocrats. But the media also have an important role to play in the evolution of the ongoing European project.