Latest News and Monitoring from Media Freedom Rapid Response briefings

MFRR Monitoring Report: Press Freedom Under Strain in EU

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) coalition launched its third press freedom monitoring report today, highlighting key threats to the exercise of journalism in Europe between November 2020 and the end of February 2021. The report was compiled by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) with the support of the International Press […]

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REPORT: Slovenian government eroding media freedom as it takes over EU Presidency

The Slovenian government of Prime Minister Janez Janša is overseeing an increasingly systematic effort to undermine critical media, a coalition of press freedom organisations and journalism groups warn today in a new report.   The report concludes that Slovenia, which assumes the rotating presidency of the EU on July 1, has seen press freedom deteriorate […]

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MFRR Report: Erosion of Media Freedom Gathers Pace in Poland

Media freedom in Poland now faces its greatest set of challenges since 2015 as the government continues to wage a multi-pronged attack on independent media to muzzle critical reporting and undermine watchdog journalism, according to a new report published today by the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR).       The report, Democracy Declining: Erosion […]

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Report: Media Freedom in Europe in the Shadow of COVID-19

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today launched its new report Media Freedom in Europe in the Shadow of COVID-19. The monitoring report presents a summary of the violations arising from the pandemic that IPI has documented throughout the year on its COVID-19 […]

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