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Tool maps media freedom threats, including in UK

An online tool launched in June 2017 charts attacks on press freedom, across the European Union and associated countries. They include a cyber attack on an investigative website in Leicester, and a ban on local media attending Swindon Town Football Club press conferences. Find it here.

Human Rights

EWB Interview, Roland Freudenstein: EU’s dilemma in Western Balkans – short-term or long-term stability

During this year’s GLOBSEC Forum in Bratislava we spoke with Roland Freudenstein who was a speaker at the GLOBSEC’s session Western Balkans: New Battleground of the Hybrid War… 2,014 more words


FNF Greece: Free Media? – Giving oppressed journalists a voice

Freedom of the Press is the “sine qua non” of democracy. Transparency and a diverse media landscape are prerequisites for a country’s EU perspective, and only a pluralism of opinion and tolerance towards opposing views can ultimately provide an open and free society. 298 more words


An A grade cinema

Shwetha Pramod

A film has a great power of motivating our thoughts and actions than any other printed words or verbal piece of advice. In India, the film fraternity, one of the largest in the world, controls the dreams and hopes for thousands of audience for the past few decades, especially for the oppressed, discriminated and the marginalized who rely on cinema for a ray of hope. 863 more words

A great documentary about the murder of a journalist

This film is very well done as they showcase all the steps they took in their investigation, uncovering the events of the murder as well as the actions of the police. 21 more words


FBI Director Comey Doesn’t Understand the 1st Amendment

© Josh Sager – May 2017

This week, FBI director James Comey testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on a variety of issues related to the 2016 election. 896 more words

Current Events

European Parliament on media freedom in Western Balkans: ‘no progress’ situation

BRUSSELS – Media freedom, a core EU value and a cornerstone of democracy, is a priority reform area in the Western Balkans’ EU accession agenda. Yet, despite a certain level of preparedness and a broadly developed legal framework, aspirant countries keep facing systemic shortcomings that require long-term sustained efforts. 1,132 more words