Latest News and Monitoring,From Our Network from Slovakia

MFRR Monitoring Report: Ukraine war casts dark shadow over media freedom

Amidst the unprecedented attack on democratic freedoms in Ukraine, serious violations of media freedom have continued to take place all over Europe in the first six months of 2022, according to a report published today by the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR). The MFRR monitoring report – available to download here – documents violations and […]

Read More

Op/Ed: The end of the free press is the beginning of wars

Editor’s note: This op/ed is being jointly published by IPI and a network of independent media outlets in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia to mark World Press Freedom Day 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown us how far the dissolution of democratic institutions and the suffocation of the free […]

Read More

Council of Europe Report: Red lights flashing for media freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joins the partner organisations of the Council of Europe’s Platform to Promote the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists in publishing the 2022 annual report, which identifies growing challenges for media freedom across the region. While European countries still pack the first ranks in press freedom indexes, the […]

Read More

Ukraine war: Media in Central Europe offer to host displaced journalists

Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, media outlets across the world have come together to express their solidarity and provide concrete support for independent journalists and media affected by the war. Leading independent media in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia, who form part of IPI’s Central […]

Read More