Following the publication of the European Commission’s annual Rule of Law Report, the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) will host a webinar with policy makers and experts for a closer look at this year’s findings. The event will focus in particular on Hungary and Poland.

Recording available soon


Panellists will consider the problem as well as the way(s) forward for improving media freedom and the rule of law at the domestic and regional levels.

  • Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield, Greens/EFA Member of the European Parliament & European Parliament Rapporteur for the Rule of Law situation in Hungary
  • Piotr Stasiński, Special Media Advisor, Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation, Former Gazeta Wyborcza Deputy Editor-In-Chief
  • Agnes Urban, Head of Mertek Media Monitor
  • Dr. Polyák Gábor, Associate professor, Head of the Media and Communication Department at Eötvös Loránd University Budapest
  • Moderator: Scott Griffen, Deputy Director, International Press Institute


This event is coordinated by the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), a Europe-wide mechanism which tracks, monitors and responds to violations of press and media freedom in EU Member States, Candidate Countries, and Ukraine. The project is co-funded by the European Commission.