The International Press Institute (IPI) is a partner of Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), a project which tracks, monitors and responds to violations of press and media freedom, providing legal and practical support, public advocacy and information to protect journalists and media workers in the EU and Candidate States.

Media Freedom Rapid Response

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Slovenia: Media freedom groups welcome court ruling on RTV SLO reform

The International Press Institute (IPI) and the undersigned members of the Media Freedom R…

Serbia: Fresh attacks and smears on media raise threat level

The International Press Institute (IPI) today renews our serious concerns about the safety…

Serbia: IPI calls for international support for investigative media KRIK

The International Press Institute (IPI) and its global network today underscore our staunc…

The MFRR deploys a systematic and comprehensive monitoring of press and media violations and documents them on the Mapping Media Freedom platform.

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Spyware and the surveillance of journalists in the European Union

This text is originally published in a monitoring report by the Media Freedom Rapid Respon…

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

Amidst the unprecedented attack on democratic freedoms in Ukraine, serious violations of m…

Italy: Press freedom report examines journalists’ safety and legal threats

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joins its partner organisations in the Media…

The threats captured on the Mapping Media Freedom platform guide the MFRR’s legal, protection and advocacy work and shape the analysis of the major trends in Europe’s media landscape.

As part of this work, the MFRR will coordinate fact-finding, advocacy and fast-response missions to source first hand documentation and information to support out work; engage with national governments, European institutions and other bodies; host public and expert events; and coordinate public campaigns to secure greater awareness and public engagement to stand in solidarity with journalists and media workers across the continent.

The MFRR brings together rights organisations, policy makers, journalists, trade unions, membership bodies and public watchdogs to advocate for greater press and media freedom protections across EU Member States and Candidate Countries.