Europe

EU should develop a media broadcasting strategy, MEPs say

14/04/2014

The EU should devise a robust media broadcasting strategy aimed at promoting freedom of expression, media pluralism and strengthening democracy and human rights within its foreign policy, says Parliament in a recommendation adopted last Wednesday

SEEMO announces "Safety Net for European Journalists" involvement

14/04/2014

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), last Friday announced its participation in the “Safety Net for European Journalists”, a project creating “A Transnational Support Network for Media Freedom in Italy and Southeast Europe” together with the Rovereto, Italy-based Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso (OBC), part of the Fondazione Opera Campana dei Caduti; the Rome-based Ossigeno per L’Informazione; and Dr. Eugenia Siapera of Dublin City University

Scrutinizing Euroscepticism

04/04/2014 -  Nicola Pedrazzi

Is the EU democratic? The historical trends of voter turnout at European elections is a way of understanding their significance

UN report highlights downsides of technological progress on freedom of expression

03/04/2014

While technological progress and innovative business models have expanded opportunities for freedom of expression, they have also allowed for new threats to emerge in the form of Internet censorship, filtering, blocking, and surveillance, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) warned on March 25th

The 2014 European elections: a handbook

31/03/2014 -  Nicola Pedrazzi

In May 2014, 507 million Europeans will be called to the polls. Yet, understanding the role and mechanisms of the European institutions is hardly easy: a handbook

Balkan journalists among European Press Prize 2013 winners

19/03/2014

Every year, the European Press Prize salutes and encourages the highest achievements in European journalism. Two journalists from the Balkans among the winners of 2013 edition

RWB: the Enemies of the Internet 2014

17/03/2014

Entities at the heart of censorship and surveillance in a dossier published by Reporter Without Borders on World Day Against Cyber-Censorship (12 March)

Ossigeno to Muižnieks: the emergence of threatened journalists

14/03/2014

Note of Alberto Spampinato, director of Ossigeno per l’Informazione for Mr Nils Muiznieks, Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights

Experts and journalists discuss freedom of information challenges at Vienna conference

05/03/2014

A two-day international conference aimed at stimulating public debate on the challenges of freedom of information today and suggesting a new agenda for addressing them closed in Vienna on March 1st

Assessing the work of the Troika: an overdose of austerity or a remedy for Europe’s weakened economies?

27/02/2014

Four years after the creation of the Troika, EuroparlTV followed MEPs investigating the consequences of austerity policy in Greece and Ireland.