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The European Court of Human Rights and Access to Information

The European Court of Human Rights and Access to Information

The Court was clearer and firmer than it had ever been before on the status of the right to access information as part of the right to freedom of expression guaranteed by Article 10 of the European Convention, it stopped short of acknowledging access to information as a fully-fledged right under the provision.more information

ECPMF and media freedom community demand meeting with Turkish authorities

ECPMF and media freedom community demand meeting with Turkish authorities

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has added her weight to the protests from ECPMF and other media freedom organisations about the latest arrests in Turkey.more information

Turn the Tide

Turn the Tide

Fundamental Rights Threatened – What Has to be Done? - It’s conventional wisdom that mainstream media are in a crisis. Circulation is going down for print media and the audience for main TV news is shrinking as well. more information



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Fake news: “The first job is to learn how to fight lies”

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Henrik Kaufholz warned that traditional newspapers and TV networks are losing the battle for audiences to social media. This means that, on many instances, lies and rumour are taking the place of honest journalism.more information

Turkish filmmakers discuss oppression - and engaging in its combat

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Five Turkish film experts and directors discussed at DOK Leipzig how filmmakers tackling controversial topics suffer from and navigate the tightening censorship environment in Turkey.more information

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