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Change the game!

Press Releases  |  24.05.2018

Change the game! | ECPMF

Don't miss our conference and workshop on the dangers and opportunities of digital technology. How to work under political pressure? What can social bots do against hate speech? How to use blockchain? And what are the liabilities of intermediaries? Join us in Leipzig for GAME CHANGER.

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Media freedom in Europe: CODE RED

Press Releases  |  17.05.2018

Media freedom in Europe: CODE RED | ECPMF

Declaration of the participants in the conference “Media Freedom and Pluralism: How to reboot an essential EU pillar”

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Montenegro: impunity must stop, now!

Press Releases  |  09.05.2018

Montenegro: impunity must stop, now! | ECPMF

ECPMF and SEEMO strongly condemn the attack on Vjiesti investigative journalist Olivera Lakić in Montenegro. This is the second attack in just over a month.

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Successful start for investigative journalism fund #IJ4EU

Press Releases  |  09.05.2018

Successful start for investigative journalism fund #IJ4EU | ECPMF

More than sixty cross-border journalism teams applied for funding to support investigative projects throughout Europe.

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ECPMF on 2018 World Press Freedom Index: state of emergency in Europe

Press Releases  |  25.04.2018

ECPMF on 2018 World Press Freedom Index: state of emergency in Europe | ECPMF

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom is warning against the dismantlement of freedom rights and the increasing threat against journalists in the EU. 

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ECPMF welcomes EU whistleblowing directive proposal

Press Releases  |  23.04.2018

ECPMF welcomes EU whistleblowing directive proposal | ECPMF

After at least two years of negotiations the EU Commission finally decided to strengthen legal protection for whistleblowers.

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Joint Statement: six months on, justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

Press Releases  |  16.04.2018

Joint Statement: six months on, justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia | ECPMF

(bitte scrollen für die deutsche Version)

The 16 April 2018 marks six months since the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Vigils held worldwide call on justice for Daphne. Four freedom of expression organisations gathered in Berlin. 

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Panama Papers’ editor to head #IJ4EU fund jury

Press Releases  |  05.04.2018

Panama Papers’ editor to head #IJ4EU fund jury | ECPMF

Süddeutsche Zeitung's Wolfgang Krach will oversee selection of cross-border investigative projects.

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Fact-finding mission Baltics report is out: "journalism is journalism, and media is media"

Press Releases  |  09.04.2018

Fact-finding mission Baltics report is out:

End of January 2018, EFJ and ECPMF went on a joint fact-finding mission to the Baltics. In Lithuania and Estonia, representatives of the media freedom organisations met with journalists, business people and the authorities. The mission was triggered by the question if disinformation and fake news could destabilise the region.

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Open letter to diplomats in Malta regarding the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder

Press Releases  |  23.03.2018

Open letter to diplomats in Malta regarding the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder | ECPMF

Eight international freedom of expression organisations have signed an open letter urging diplomats in Malta to make their presence felt concerning the investigation of the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder. "Your engagement in this case is setting a standard and precedent for what is permissible in the European Union".

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New fund to support EU investigative journalism launched

Press Releases  |  19.03.2018

New fund to support EU investigative journalism launched | ECPMF

(Vienna, March 19, 2018) A fund of up to €450,000 to support cross-border investigative journalism in the European Union is being launched today by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and the International Press Institute (IPI).

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Joint statement: Life sentences in the landmark case on journalists at the heart of the Constitutional Crisis in Turkey

Press Releases  |  16.02.2018

<span>Joint statement: Life sentences in the landmark case on journalists at the heart of the Constitutional Crisis in Turkey</span> | ECPMF

ECPMF strongly condemns the draconian and unfounded verdicts against Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak. This is the joint statement by nine media freedom organisations on the cases.

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The ECPMF welcomes the release of journalist Deniz Yücel - and now #FreeThemAll!

Press Releases  |  16.02.2018

The ECPMF welcomes the release of journalist Deniz Yücel - and now #FreeThemAll! | ECPMF

Hier geht es zur deutschen Version

German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel will be released after being held in Turkish prison for one year without being indicted. Scores of other journalists in Turkish jails still wait for proper proceedings.

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