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Baltische Medien, gestärkt in ihrer Mission, schnallen sich an für den harten Ritt unter COVID-19

Read in English Gerade als es den Anschein hatte, als hätten die Medien in den baltischen Staaten Estland, Lettland und Litauen ihre finanzielle Situation stabilisiert und ihre Einnahmen gesteigert, kam es zur Pandemie. Der Lockdown beschleunigte die digitale Transformation größerer Medienunternehmen und machte gleichzeitig die Anfälligkeit kleinerer und regionaler Medienunternehmen deutlich. Und da die Werbetreibenden […]

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Baltic media, reinvigorated in their mission, buckle up for tough ride under COVID-19

Zur deutschen Version Just when it seemed that media outlets in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania had stabilized their financial situation and were growing their revenues, the pandemic struck. The lockdown accelerated the digital transformation of larger media companies, while at the same time highlighting the vulnerabilities of smaller and regional media […]

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IJ4EU: Tracking Russian spy operations in Europe

Who are the Russian spies captured in the Baltic countries over the few past years, how are they recruited and in which other ways is Russia pursuing its agenda in Europe? These were some of the questions that a five-country team of investigative journalists led by the Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism (Re:Baltica) sought to […]

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Study: criminal defamation unduly limits media freedom

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today released a comparative study “Defamation and Insult Laws in the OSCE Region” finding that criminal law remains an instrument to excessively limit media freedom. Commissioned by the representative and conducted by International Press Institute (IPI) Director of Press […]

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