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UK law could mean 14 years in jail for leakers of secrets

UK law could mean 14 years in jail for leakers of secrets

Britain’s Law Commission proposes a new law that could lead to long jail terms for leakers, journalists and whistleblowers accused of endangering national security. more information

ECPMF financially supports case of Dutch freelancer thrown out of Turkey

ECPMF financially supports case of Dutch freelancer thrown out of Turkey

One may think that foreign journalists working in Turkey have more protection than local ones, due to diplomatic protocols.more information

ECtHR rules in favour of journalists expelled from Macedonian parliament

ECtHR rules in favour of journalists expelled from Macedonian parliament

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled that forcibly removing journalists from the Macedonian parliament while they were covering a debate violated their freedom of expression. more information

Journalism organisations join EU fight against hate speech

Journalism organisations join EU fight against hate speech

The European Commission is now funding campaigns by media organisations to educate journalists on how to build a fairer, more ethical narrative on different groups in light of the refugee crisis.more information

Balkans in the lead in access to public information

Balkans in the lead in access to public information

Citizens in several Balkan countries have better access to public information than Germans, Danes and Austrians.more information

ECPMF supports Albanian journalist facing €110,000 in damages for social media post

ECPMF supports Albanian journalist facing €110,000 in damages for social media post

In the latest instance of persecution against his media work in Albania, Artan Rama has been hit with a civil lawsuit demanding that he pay thousands of euros over a text published on his news programme’s Facebook page.more information



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Malta: “One-woman WikiLeaks” prevails in libel lawsuit


A Malta magistrate has dismissed a libel lawsuit against blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia, arguing her post linking a suspected drug operation to a local entrepreneur was in the public’s interest.more information

Media ownership concentration and crisis in Romania

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With many Romanian magnates facing criminal charges and a deep economic crisis, the future of journalism in this transitioning Eastern EU country becomes even more uncertain.more information

Blockchain: From Bitcoin to news | A new way for journalism

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On 23 January 2017, 60 journalists and IT developers met at the Medialab Prado in downtown Madrid to present and discuss a brand new tool for reporters: blockchain journalism.more information


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