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Freedom of Press

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Sauvons Presseurop d'une suppression inadmissible ! NEW
Le Taurillon 1 Year, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Le site Presseurope devrait être fermé le 22 décembre suite à la fin de son contrat avec la commission européenne. Il s'agit du seul site d'information indépendante réellement européen. Alors que...
Cool! “WikiLeaks wins court case against VISA Iceland”, How the record industry killed legal P2P… and a cyberculture roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 5 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
TweetWikiLeaks Wins Battle Against Visa, MasterCard by Alex Fitzpatrick WikiLeaks wins court case against VISA Iceland for blocking funds from The Next Web by Jamillah Knowles   Member of European Parliament sends “Thank you for fighting A...
Libertés des Médias : le Parlement européen relance les débats. Réunion de la Commission LIBE du 20 juin 2012. NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
La liberté des médias d’informer les citoyens sur les sujets le plus variés, comme par exemple les actions de l’Etat, est l’un des droits les plus élémentaires de l’Union européen. La liberté de la presse est la base d&...
Free fall…. Mehdi Hasan writes the story of free speech being lost in Turkey… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
TweetShare via emailIn Turkey the right to free speech is being lost | Mehdi Hasan by Mehdi Hasan Erdogan is using a series of alleged plots to justify a crackdown on dissent that threatens basic freedoms Which country in the world currently imp...
EFD Rights Watch: Not surprisingly “Turkey Loses Ground again in World Press Freedom Index NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Turkey Loses Ground again in World Press Freedom Index Turkey fell back ten places to number 148 in the 2011-2012 World Press Freedom Index. According to the report of Reporters Without Borders, press freedom is in an even worse state in only 31 coun...
Hungary Hurts Press Freedom, Say Journalists’ Groups NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 23 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Public outcry and international criticism is becoming an everyday noise concerning Hungary.
Pluralisme et liberté des médias : une heureuse initiative de la Commission qui lance un Centre de recherche et d’expérimentation. Un cas test le cas Hongrois NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 3 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
La Commission européenne a lancé la création, au sein du Centre Robert Schuman d’études avancées de l’Institut universitaire européen (IUE) de Florence, d’un Centre pour le pluralisme et la liberté des médias, qui recevra une su...
Quand Arnaud Montebourg (PS) demande ma tête NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 3 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 17 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Décidément, j’ai le don de mettre en boule les politiques (rappelez-vous mes démêlés avec Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Rachida Dati ou Jean-Luc Mélenchon). Cette fois, c’est Arnaud Montebourg, député et président socialiste du conseil génér...
”Europa får inte fastna i terrorskräcken” NEW
Europabloggen 3 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Självcensur hotar journalistiken i Europa, säger Arne König ordförande för Europas journalister. Vad tycker du? Har pressfriheten minskat i EU? Rösta.Tio år efter terrorattentaten i USA 11 september menar flera bedömare att medborgarnas rätt...
Hungarian Spectrum: D-Day for the Hungarian media NEW
esbalogh.typepad.com, 3 Years, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Today, we march against web censorship NEW
Erkan's field diary 3 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 19 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
The march in Istanbul will start at Taksim Square at 14. There are many other planned marches in all over Turkey. Some organizers expect 100,000 demonstrators in Taksim. I suppose if 10 thousand shows up, it is definitely a good sign. In half an hour...
Liberté de la Presse et vie privée. La Cour européenne des droits de l’Homme (CEDH) déboute Max Mosley pour garantir la liberté d’expression des médias NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 3 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
 La Cour européenne des droits de l’homme a débouté mardi l’ancien patron de la Fédération internationale de l’automobile (FIA), Max Mosley, qui accusait le Royaume-Uni de ne pas avoir protégé son droit à la vie privée fac...
EU urged to commit to press freedom in the Balkans and Turkey NEW
Babel in Brussels 3 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
By Catherine Castledine Across Europe’s Balkan countries, journalists continue work in fear of violence or prosecution. To mark World Press Freedom Day, media experts from across the bloc met in Brussels to put pressure on the EU to act. Today...
Commemorare o compiangere l'informazione libera? NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 3 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
“Non c'è vocabolo di cui non si sia oggi fatto così largo abuso come di questa parola: libertà. Non mi fido di questo vocabolo, per la ragione che nessuno vuole la libertà per tutti; ciascuno la vuole per sé”. Le preoccupazioni di Otto von B...
Biélorussie: un journaliste d’opposition risque la prison NEW
Fabien l'Européen 3 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Extrait d’un article sur PressEurop : Les procureurs biélorusses ont déposé un acte d’accusation le 28 mars contre Andrzej Poczobut, le correspondant du quotidien de Varsovie à Grodno (ville biélorusse près de la frontière polonais...
Hungary caves in to EU pressure on media law NEW
Gulf Stream Blues 3 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
After a month of skirmishes between Budapest and Brussels over the new Hungarian government's controversial media law, it looks like the country's defiant prime minister Viktor Orban might be ready to throw in the towel. Yesterday the country's commu...
A Fidesz retreat NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 3 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
The Hungarian government bows to European pressure on its media law...
What the Hungarian minister said NEW
Charlemagne's notebook (The Economist) 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
A moment of candour in Hungary's contrversy over the media law...
Les fédéralistes européens appellent au respect de la liberté de la presse NEW
Regards citoyens 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 50 Minutes ago
  COMMUNIQUE Les fédéralistes français  rappellent  avec fermeté que tout pays membre de l’Union européenne  doit respecter les principes fixés par les Traités et par la Charte des droits fondament...
Hungarian media law and EU Council presidency: Evolving European opinion NEW
Grahnlaw 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
A measure of European public opinion is already reflected on multilingual Bloggingportal.eu, which aggregates 732 Euroblogs. The Hungarian media law is one of the recurring themes on the front page. Naturally, there is an impact from the fact that th...
La Hongrie est-elle vraiment prête à rétablir la liberté de la presse? NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Viktor Orban a voulu montrer patte blanche aujourd’hui afin de calmer les polémiques déclenchées par sa loi instaurant un contrôle politique des médias. « Si des changements sont nécessaires, nous changerons le texte », a déclaré le premi...
"Hungary and Press Freedom: A good Start to 2011 for the EU?" by Susi Dennison NEW
Social Europe 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Normally one EU Presidency passes onto the next with very little excitement, especially now that the Lisbon Treaty has entered into force and presidencies have even less of an agenda-setting role. But the start of the Hungarian Presidency has sparked...
Wikileaks tänker stämma PayPal, Visa och MasterCard NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Vanity Fair har en lång och intressant artikel om samarbetet mellan Wikileaks och den brittiska tidningen The Guardian.Förutom att den låter oss titta in bakom kulisserna innehåller artikeln en del nyheter. Till exempel säger Kristinn Hrafnsson...
WikiLeaks: an increased call for transparency NEW
European Area of Freedom security and Justice 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 16 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
WikiLeaks’ latest release of classified documents raised deep concern among the United States (US) Government and put into question whether the freedom of expression, as established in the First Amendment of the US Constitution, should be objec...
Samtidigt, i den kristna världen... NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Det skulle vara så mycket enklare att försvara yttrandefriheten, vad gäller Muhammed-karikatyrerna – om inte den kristna världen vore lika hispig som den islamistiska.(Tipstack: Morgan)...
Hur tänkte de nu, då..? NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
En ishockeydomare har blivit avstängd efter att ha publicerat en Muhammed-karikatyr på Facebook. Bakom beslutet ligger Hockeyförbundet. Hemliga polisen sägs vara informerad.Jag förstår inte. Varför skall en ishockeydomare inte få publicera Mu...
Europas Blogger machen Front gegen ungarisches Mediengesetz NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Hour, 6 Minutes ago
Kurz vor Übernahme der EU-Ratspräsidentschaft verscherzt es sich Ungarns Regierung mit vielen Meinungsmachern im Internet. Ein neues Mediengesetz sorgt in und außerhalb Ungarns für Aufmerksamkeit und häufig Aufruhr. - Euroblogs / Hungary, Un...
A Reminder to the Hungarian Government NEW
European Union Law 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 5 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Via Bloggingportal.eu’s campaign I became aware of the controversial new media law in Hungary that seems to introduce mechanisms that elicit media censorship. A lot can be said about this law and its compliance with ECHR and the founding principles...
Kivánjuk a’ sajtó szabadságát, censura eltörlését. NEW
europaeum 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
“Legyen béke, szabadság és egyetértés“, ezt kíván az egész Europa is.
Censoring Hungarian blogs during the Hungarian EU Presidency (Updated 4x) NEW
Mathew'sTagsmanian Devil 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 37 Minutes ago
As reported on Bloggingportal.eu: “On January 1st, Hungary will take over the Presidency of the EU Council. On the same day, a controversial new law will come into force that even the OSCE’s media freedom representative has openly criticised...
Hungary’s new censorship laws. NEW
Stephen Spillane 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 23 Minutes ago
Image by Ben Beiske via Flickr On the 1st of January a new era will dawn on Hungary. It will take over the Presidency of European Council for the first time and a new law on media freedom will come into effect. While the first thing is something for...
Hungary’s media law raises eyebrows and concerns NEW
Anna Maria Darmanin's Blog 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 59 Minutes ago
I have been preparing a blog post about the Hungarian Presidency, which will take over in a little bit more then one week. My post was intended to outlining the EESC’s priorities under this Presidency, however I was intrigued by yesterday’s blo...
European Blog Action against Censorship in Hungary NEW
bloggingportal.eu 4 Years, 4 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Picture: shawnzrossi || Creative Commons BY 2.0 We are calling for a European Blog Action against censorship in Hungary! On January 1st, Hungary will take over the Presidency of the EU Council. On the same day, a controversial new law will...
Julian Assange invented the blog, NEW
England Expects 4 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 55 Minutes ago
Only he calls it scientific journalism,Scientific journalism allows you to read a news story, then to click online to see the original document it is based on. That way you can judge for yourself: Is the story true? Did the journalist report it...
OpenLeaks und der Widerstand der Wikileaks-Anhänger NEW
Blog von Andreas Grieß 4 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Donnerstag stellte taz.de (und z.B auch netzpolitik) das geplante Enthüllungs-Portal OpenLeaks vor. Es wird unter anderen von Daniel Domscheid-Berg geplant, der früher bei Wikileaks aktiv war. OpenLeaks will einige Dinge bewusst anders angehen als...
Wikileaks et les fuites d'Etat : des questions toujours sans réponse ? NEW
Regards citoyens 4 Years, 2 Weeks, 20 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
N'est-ce pas des plus extravagant que, dans un contexte international où la lutte contre les différents volets du terrorisme et la lutte contre les armes de destruction massive sont érigées en alpha et oméga de la sécurité internation...
Kosmolinks #20: WikiLeaks NEW
Kosmopolito 4 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Kosmolinks returns with a selection of the best wikileaks/cablegate articles/links. (see my initial reaction on cablegate/wikileaks here and some links to Julian Assange’s writings here). The in aim in this post is not to provide an overview ab...
Cable Gate: Pulling back the cloak NEW
Robert Jones: A Blog 4 Years, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
According to the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, an “attack on the international community” has been launched by WikiLeaks. 251,287 documents are set to be released into the public domain, which according to the site is the larges...
Wikileaks könnte die Pressefreiheit gefährden (Update) NEW
Blog von Andreas Grieß 4 Years, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Die Kommentatoren unzähliger Medienhäuser feiern wikileaks als Segen oder Wiederbelebung für den investigativen Journalismus. Wohlgemerkt auch jene Medienhäuser, denen der Zugang zu diesem Material zunächst einmal vorenthalten wird und die dann...
Between gossip and intelligence: Some thoughts on #cablegate and wikileaks NEW
Kosmopolito 4 Years, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Once again, wikileaks managed to grab the attention of the world media. They started publishing 251,287 United States  cables  sent from, or to, US embassies around the world. They named it Cablegate and indeed it is a unprecedented leak of diploma...
Yes! Äntligen! Karim är fri! NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Den egyptiske bloggaren Karim Amer har – äntligen – försatts på fri fot!Karim dömdes till fyra års fängelse för att ha förolämpat presidenten och religionen.För en vecka sedan var straffet avtjänat och han skulle ha släppts. Då förd...
[updated continously] Wikileaks releases Iraq War Documents. Biggest Military Leak in History NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
http://warlogs.wikileaks.org/ Biggest Military Leak in History: WikiLeaks Releases 390,000 Iraq War Documents from Mashable! by Ben Parr WikiLeaks has once again captured international headlines with the release of 391,832 secret Iraq War documents t...
The Chatterley trial – 50 years on NEW
Shiraz Socialst 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
“Would you approve of your young sons, young daughters – because girls can read as well as boys -reading this book? Is it a book that you would have lying around in your own house? Is it a book that you would even wish your wife or your s...
Penalty Payments 4 Jesus NEW
martinned 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Here's a question:Homeowner paints a giant message on the roof of his farm, saying "Jesus saves". (Not that the content of the message is legally relevant, but it goes to motivation.) The municipality decides that it is a zoning violation, in the sen...
Sarkozy spies on Le Monde NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 4 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
I was interested to see this article on the BBC website. The story also appeared in the Financial Times. Not content with expelling Roma from France, it seems as if President Sarkozy is also spying on journalists from Le Monde, one of France’s...
La plainte publicitaire du Monde pour violation du secret des sources NEW
Diner’s room 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 10 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Dans ce monde où la corruption des valeurs morales étend chaque jour davantage son empire, la vanité sait mener grand train. Hier au soir, Le Monde annonçait son intention de porter plainte pour violation du secret des sources. Le journal soutien...
"Le Monde", l’Elysée et la liberté d’informer (LeMonde) NEW
Regards citoyens 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
La loi est sans équivoque : "Le secret des sources des journalistes est protégé dans l'exercice de leur mission d'information du public." C'est sous la présidence de Nicolas Sarkozy que cet article a été ajouté à la loi sur la presse.
PROTECTING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN EU NEW
Neelie Kroes 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
I’ve had good feedback about some earlier Tweets on an important debate in the European Parliament, Monday. You can read the full text of my two speeches here, or below.  The first is my opening remarks, the second (perhaps more interesting) i...
zensur in russland NEW
Gerhard Mangott 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Ich wurde von Präsident Medvedev zur Teilnahme am ‘Global Policy Forum’ in Jaroslavl eingeladen, das dieser Tage stattfindet. Im Vorfeld wurde ich zu einem Interview eingeladen, das auf der offiziellen website des Forums veröffe...
Attacking global guerilla’s reputation: Julian Assange accused of rape NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 4 Months, 13 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
update: Swedish prosecutor drops WikiLeaks rape charge GLOBAL GUERRILLA: Julian Assange from Global Guerrillas by John Robb Julian Assange is the front man for Wikileaks. Wikileaks, if you haven’t been keeping up with current events, is a netwo...
Käre Lars Gustafsson, NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 4 Months, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Jag noterar på din blogg att du begär utträde ur Piratpartiet, i protest mot dess beslut att hantera drift och säkerhet för Wikileaks servrar. Jag anar att du skriver i vredesmod. För det här är inte riktigt likt dig.Wikileaks skapar inte inf...
Wikileaks + Piratpartiet = Sant NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 4 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Piratpartiet tar ansvar för Wikileaks drift och säkerhet. Nu måste den som vill stoppa Wikileaks inte bara ta strid mot fri information som sådan – utan även mot ett svenskt politiskt parti.Handling är utmärkt kommunikation. Och just nu har...
Swedish Pirate Party to Host New WikiLeaks Servers NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 4 Years, 4 Months, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
The Swedish Pirate Party has published the following press release together with whistleblower site Wikileaks: The Pirate Party will host several new WikiLeaks servers. This was agreed during Julian Assange’s visit to Stockholm last weekend, and th...
Vore det verkligen bättre om vi inte fick veta? NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 4 Months, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
”Sanningen är allt vi har. Om vi ska komma någonstans som civilisation, så måste vi förstå världen och hur den fungerar. Allt annat innebär att driva runt på ett mörkt hav.”Wikileaks talesman Julian Assange.
Piratpartiet: Vad vi vill göra! NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
[Direktlänk]...
Lästips: PP om Wikileaks NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
I dag skriver Piratpartiets vice partiledare, Anna Troberg, på Aftonbladets debattsida: Skydda demokratin – skydda Wikileaks!
Frihetsfrontens sommarseminarium 2010 NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Bokade talare:Per Gudmundsson, ledarskribent på Svenska Dagbladet och bloggareBruno Kaufmann, schweizisk statsvetare och journalistLouise Persson, libertarian och indvidualistfeminist, författare till boken Klassisk feminismCalle Rehbinder, fotogra...
Piratpartiet + Wikileaks = Sant NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 13 Hours ago
Här är ett lästips om en debattartikel som jag, på något märkligt sätt, missat tidigare i veckan...Anna Troberg (pp) på DN Debatt / Newsmill: Piratpartiet erbjuder Wikileaks serverplats.
Riksdagen: Bloggare är inte press NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 12 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Strunt samma om någon skriver mer om politik än vanliga journalister. I riksdagen är det skillnad på folk och folk.
Yttrandefrihet och självcensur NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
I dag, från kl 14:30 håller Europaparlamentets liberala grupp, ALDE, ett seminarium om yttrandefrihet och självcensur.Medverkande är bland andra konstnären Lars Vilks och Wikileaks talesman Julian Assange.Läs mer och se seminariet live här >...
Birro om fosterlandet NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
"När Beatrice Ask som ansvarig minister nu försöker stifta lagar som gör det svårare för journalister och andra att granska just ansvariga ministrar är det ingen som ropar att Sverige är en bananrepublik. Inte många vågar jämställa det h
Latvian hacker exposes fat cats: News24: Sci-Tech: News NEW
EU Pundit 4 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Latvian hacker exposes fat cats: News24: Sci-Tech: News...
De l’anonymat fautif du blogueur NEW
Diner’s room 4 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 19 Minutes ago
Dans ce monde où la corruption des valeurs morales étend chaque jour davantage son empire, il convient de faire choir les masques pour révéler le démon. Non, je n’évoquerai pas la proposition de loi du Sénateur Masson tendant à facilite...
R.I.P. Ingrid Segerstedt Wiberg NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 7 Months, 11 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
En av de sista stora bråkmakarna har ställt in tofflorna. Trist.
Turkey hails the World Press Freedom with 216 defendants… NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
found in McLuhan’s “Medium Is The Massage” LP 216 Defendants “Celebrated” World Press Freedom Day Behind Bars from Bianet :: English According to the BİA Media Monitoring report, 216 journalists, writers, publisher...
Yttrandefrihet NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Dilbert om yttrandefrihet...
“Report of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media on Turkey and Internet Censorship NEW
Erkan's field diary 4 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Report of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media on Turkey and Internet Censorship from CyberLaw Blog Report of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media on Turkey and Internet Censorship (PDF file) Prepared by Dr. Yaman Akdeniz, Assoc...
Freedom of press in the European Union NEW
Le Taurillon 5 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours ago
At the European Parliament you can talk about Europe but you cannot talk individually about the member states. In the same way, a member state is allowed to address the European Union or to ask Brussels for help, but the EU must keep out of the membe...
La liberté de la presse européenne en danger NEW
Etoile 5 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
C'est le constat que dresse l'association Reporters sans frontières dans son dernier classement mondial : l'Europe, qui "a longtemps été exemplaire en matière de respect de liberté de la presse", perd peu à peu ses raisons de figurer en tête d...
Die Freiheit nahm es sich NEW
Planet in Progress (Die Zeit) 5 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Das Europaparlament schont Berlusconi. Ein Glück, genau besehen Die Mehrheit des Europäischen Parlaments hat gestern mehrere Resolutionen verworfen, die auf mangelnde Medienfreiheiten in Italien aufmerksam machen wollten. Das war gut so. Denn in d...
Parlement européen: "un jour noir pour la liberté de la presse" NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 5 Years, 2 Months, 8 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Les députés européens ont rejeté, aujourd’hui, lors de leur session plénière à Strasbourg, une résolution commune présentée par les démocrates et libéraux de l’ADLE, les socialistes, les Verts et la gauche radicale de la GUE demandant...
Press Freedom in Italy Resolution Fails NEW
European Tribune 5 Years, 2 Months, 15 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
3 votes just stopped a resolution by the European Parliament on press freedom in Italy....
Berlusconisierung NEW
Martin Ehrenhauser (MEP) 5 Years, 2 Months, 19 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
In türkisen Schals sind heute an diesem kühlen Herbsttag die Grünen ins Straßburger Plenum eingelaufen, in Anlehnung an den gleichfarbigen Sockenaufstand im italienischen Parlament. Doch ins Schwitzen ist der heißblütige Medientycoon nicht gek...
Press Freedom: Europe no longer an example? NEW
Kosmopolito 5 Years, 2 Months, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Today Reporters Sans Frotieres published the Press Freedom Index 2009 and the verdict about Europe is worrying. Several European countries  “have fallen significantly in this year’s index“: For the first time since 2002, the press free...
The Political Divide over Press Freedom NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 5 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Few issues have divided the European Parliament in the way that Silvio Berlusconi has managed to do.  I am talking specifically about his iron grip on the Italian media, though there are, of course other issues – ultra right wing views, corrup...
The scope of media freedom in Europe expanded by ECHR and ECJ NEW
Julien Frisch 5 Years, 8 Months, 7 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Contentandcarrier have analysed two recent judgements of European courts:one by the European Court of Human Rights (which belongs to the Council of Europe, is based in Strasbourg, and covers the whole European continent minus Belarus, Kosovo, Holy Se...
“not limited to the media”: ECHR and ECJ expanding press freedom to non(traditional)media NEW
content and carrier 5 Years, 8 Months, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Of course it might be a bit premature to draw far-reaching conclusions from just one judgment each of the European Court of Human Rights and of the European Court of Justice - nevertheless, I’d like to draw your attention to these judgments...
OSCE representative criticises Czech Republic on media freedom NEW
Julien Frisch 5 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
In an official statement published today, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, the Hungarian Miklós Haraszti urges the Czech President Vaclav Klaus to veto the new draft criminal code just passed by the Czech parliament, which according...
Privacy and Freedom of the Press: Case C-73/07 NEW
EU Law Blog 6 Years, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
The Court of Justice has handed down a stack of interesting judgments lately. We can't write them all up today so be patient. Here's one which deals with a conflict between data protection (privacy) and the freedom of the press....