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Defending media pluralism by monitoring threats in the Member States

April 20, 2011 – 15:02 |

On March 31, civil soci­ety and press organ­i­sa­tions, along with MEPs and jour­nal­ists gath­ered for a work­shop on Media plu­ral­ism in Europe. In the com­ing weeks, we will run sev­eral sto­ries on this vital issue, also …

Guaranteeing media pluralism: better the devil you know?

April 11, 2011 – 13:00 |
Lorenzo Consoli

In our White Paper, we offered to replace the Arti­cle 11. 2 of the Char­ter of Fun­da­men­tal Rights of the Euro­pean Union by a legally bind­ing arti­cle guar­an­tee­ing free­dom and plu­ral­ism of the media.
For­mer Pres­i­dent of the …

Should media pluralism be legally guaranteed?

April 11, 2011 – 12:59 |

Free­dom and plu­ral­ism of the media are already included in the Char­ter of Fun­da­men­tal Rights of the Euro­pean Union. How­ever, the Char­ter merely states they should “be respected” (art. 11. 2).
The Hun­gar­ian media law, the situation …

The new Hungarian media council : a danger for the freedom of speech?

February 7, 2011 – 15:08 |

On Decem­ber 20, the Hun­gar­ian press lib­erty col­lapsed. Indeed, the Hun­gar­ian Par­lia­ment decided to pass a new law on media. This law allows a five-people media coun­cil to pun­ish jour­nal­ists who go too far, jour­nal­ists who work …