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The Cumhuriyet trial - an interview with Can Dündar

The Cumhuriyet trial - an interview with Can Dündar

24.07.2017"This is about putting journalism on trial and we are defending the truth here"more information

Media freedom NGOs urge Polish Defence Minister to drop criminal complaint against journalist

Media freedom NGOs urge Polish Defence Minister to drop criminal complaint against journalist

19.07.2017Media freedom organisations unite urging Polish defence minister Antoni Macierewicz to withdraw his criminal complaint against Tomasz Piatek.more information

Two journalists travel six thousand kilometers on the trail of press freedom in Europe

Two journalists travel six thousand kilometers on the trail of press freedom in Europe

19.07.2017Two German journalists from the public service broadcasters NDR and RBB are checking on the state of press freedom in five EU countries: Italy, Poland, Hungary, Greece and Bulgaria. An interview.more information

Press freedom violations at the G20 summit:

Press freedom violations at the G20 summit: "Journalists are reporters, not rioters"

10.07.2017Journalists and their organisations condemn severe press freedom violations at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. The ECPMF is counting the cost.more information

When robots form political opinion: A study on computational propaganda

When robots form political opinion: A study on computational propaganda

27.6.2017The Computational Propaganda Research Project at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, has researched the use of social media for public opinion manipulation.more information

Alice Weidel vs

Alice Weidel vs "Extra 3": Is it legally OK to call a right-wing politician a "nazi slut"?

27.6.2017The Landgericht Hamburg, Germany, a court of first instance, held that there was no violation of the personality rights of a right-wing politician who was called a "Nazi slut" during a satirical television show.more information



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ECPMF ECtHR Conference e-book is online

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The ECPMF ECtHR conference in Strasboug resulted in fruitful discussions of the ECtHR’s recent case law relating to freedom of expression, media and journalism. Read the e-book now.more information

Concept of the enemy II – “lying press” and journalistic self-assertion

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Since the end of 2015 the number of politically-motivated attacks on journalists in Germany has reduced. Unfortunately that does not mean that we can sound the all-clear. In 2016 too 19 journalists were violently attacked.more information


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