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Two journalists arrested for story on intelligence trucks bound for Syria

Daily Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Can Dündar is seen being transferred to Istanbul’s Silivri prison AA photo

Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Can Dündar and the daily’s Ankara Bureau Chief Erdem Gül were arrested Nov. 447 more words

An alternative for Hungary: The liberal way forward

Hungary, once a beacon of liberal hope in Central Europe, has since moved in the wrong direction. The government of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has curtailed media freedom in the country, while also undermining opposition access to political advertisement in the course of political campaigns. 782 more words

EU Agenda

Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the OAS hears NGO’s concerns about media concentration

25 November 2015 / By Silvia Higuera, Journalism in the Americas Blog

At a conference in Bogotá, Colombia, the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Edison Lanza, talked with representatives of various international organizations concerned with media concentration in the Americas. 1,212 more words


Cyprus gains one place in media freedom rankings, but overall trend is down

23 November 2015 / By Annette Chrysostomou, Cyprus Mail

Violations of press freedom have increased drastically worldwide from last year, especially in Europe.

Though Cyprus has gained one place on the international scale – up to 24 – the country is part of this trend, with a two per cent decline in press freedom, according to the 2015 Reporters without Borders world Press Freedom report. 260 more words


UN Countries Advise Georgia to Guarantee Media Freedom and Pluralism

12 November 2015 / By Tamar Svanidze. Georgia Today

Georgia has been elected a member of the Human Rights Council for 2016-2018.

At the same time, 71 Member States of the United Nations have reviewed and given recommendations on the human rights conditions in Georgia. 671 more words

Media Pluralism

the election two days before ours

If you were to ever care about an election in a far away country, care about Turkey’s. This is a country that is part of NATO and bound through diplomatic agreements to the US. 548 more words


WIN: Say hello to colour this Christmas 

I’m breaking the rules a little bit this Christmas and I hope you’ll join me.  It’ll be fun {I promise!} and I don’t think you’ll be relegated to the naughty list {well not for this anyway!} 655 more words

Say Hello To Colour