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Ján Kuciak: Telling the story that transformed Slovakia

The news came through in the morning of February 25, 2018. A young Slovak investigative journalist and his fiancée had been shot dead in their home. For Christoph Lehermayr, an Austrian investigative journalist working at the time in Vienna, the reaction was one of shock and disbelief. “I couldn’t believe what had happened. This wasn’t […]

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Press freedom groups write to Czech billionaire after purchase of CME media group

IPI and five other press freedom groups have today written to Czech billionaire Petr Kellner of the PPF Group to raise a number of issues regarding media ownership and editorial independence. In the open letter, the groups call on PPF and the new CEO of Central European Media Enterprises (CME) to commit publicly to uphold media freedom […]

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Ein Modell zum Überleben? Online-Abonnements helfen Denník N Pandemie zu überstehen

Read in English Die Coronavirus-Pandemie hat der Weltwirtschaft verheerenden Schaden zugefügt, aber die Online-Geschäfte haben einen Boom erlebt. Das ist für die Medien, die Inhalte erfolgreich gewinnbringend durch bezahlte Inhalte vermarktet haben, möglicherweise ein enormer Vorteil, und in einigen Teilen Mitteleuropas könnte sich aus einer Krise der Medienunabhängigkeit eine Chance entwickeln. Als der zum Milliardär […]

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A model for survival? Online subscriptions help Denník N weather pandemic

Deutsch The coronavirus pandemic has played havoc with the global economy, but online businesses have enjoyed a boom. That potentially offers media outlets that have successfully monetized content a huge advantage, and in some parts of Central Europe, a crisis of media independence could be turning into an opportunity. When billionaire-turned-politician Andrej Babiš bought the […]

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