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Monitoring Report: Increasing Pressures on Media Freedom in Europe in 2021

Attacked while covering demonstrations, harassed online for reporting on COVID-19 and measures to fight it, or sued by private companies trying to avoid publication of damaging information. These are just some examples of the threats received by journalists and media workers in Europe in 2021. Today the International Press Institute (IPI) joins its partners in […]

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IPI Executive Board meeting in Hungary puts media freedom in spotlight

The Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), the world’s oldest global network of journalists, editors and publishers for press freedom, is holding its semi-annual meeting in Budapest on February 17-18 to shine a spotlight on the challenges facing media freedom in Hungary ahead of the upcoming general election. During a two-day visit to […]

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Turkey: Regulator must not use license powers to pressure international media

The decision by Turkey’s Radio and Television High Council (RTÜK) requesting several international news outlets to file a broadcast license application must not lead to further harassment of media, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. As the regulator has a proven pattern of harassing independent media over critical coverage of the government and its […]

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Albania: news outlets faced cyber-attacks following reports about Mayor of Tirana

The partners in the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) are worried about developments in Albania this week. Cyber-attacks on news outlets believed to be in relation to their reporting on Tirana’s Mayor Erion Veliaj and the appointment of government loyalist Endri Fuga to lead the Media and Information Agency add to existing challenges for media […]

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