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Access Denied: FOI deadlines extended or suspended across Europe

As lockdowns lift and Europe emerges from the immediate Covid-19 health crisis in the coming months, all extensions or suspensions of deadlines for freedom of information (FOI) requests must be reversed, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. FOIs, a process by which journalists can submit an official request to a state body or organization […]

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Media freedom violations in the EU under COVID-19

 The COVID-19 pandemic is having a rapid and significant effect on media freedom in the European Union, according to new research published today by IPI. The briefing paper, Media Freedom Violations in the EU under COVID-19, shows how in a short space of time, several states have implemented emergency laws and restrictions which challenge the […]

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#IJ4EU: Exposing fraud put Bulgaria, Romania journalists under threat

This September, a cross-border team of investigative journalists exposed massive fraud in European Union-funded projects in Bulgaria and Romania in what became known as the #GPGate scandal. The revelations shed light on alleged extensive corruption in the construction sector, but they also underscored the difficult press freedom situation in Bulgaria. The safety of the investigative […]

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A fost lansat un nou fond pentru sprijinirea jurnalismului de investigație al UE

English. Astăzi, este lansat de Institutul Internațional de Presă (IIP) și de Centrul European pentru Presă și Libertatea Presei (CEPLP) un fond de până la 450.000 EUR pentru susținerea jurnalismului de investigație transfrontalieră în Uniunea Europeană. Fondul „Jurnalism de investigație pentru Europa” (# IJ4EU) este destinat încurajării și consolidării colaborării dintre jurnaliștii și camerele […]

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