The video of the workshop: Media freedom and the growth of the European public sphere

Media freedom and pluralism are a fundamental pillar for democracy. Yet, they are regularly menaced not only in the Enlargement countries but also in the EU member states. Current challenges and the need for common rules at the European level

Position paper: Chiara Sighele, Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso

Evren Gönül, Coordinator, Independent Communication Network BIA (Turkey);
Mihailo Jovović, Editor in chief, Vijesti (Montenegro);
Stoyana Georgieva, Editor in chief, Mediapool (Bulgaria);
Ana Kuzmanić, Journalist, H-Alter (Croatia);
Maja Hadžiosmanović Popović, Media practitioner, Mediacentar Sarajevo (Bosnia Herzegovina);
Sead Rizvanović, Editor, 24vesti (Macedonia);
Matej Jankovič, Editor, Radio Študent (Slovenia);
Prof. Carlo Ruzza, University of Trento

Rapporteur: Deniz Yazici, OSCE, Office of the Representative on Freedom of the Media

This publication has been produced within the project European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, co-funded by the European Commission. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso and its partners and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union. The project's page

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