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We have all had our fill of references to ‘fake news’ – to the point that we are no longer sure what it means.
Digital 06-12-2017

Fake news affects all of us – the debate should reflect all voices

We have all had our fill of references to ‘fake news’ – to the point that we are no longer sure what it means. However, that should not blind us to the fact that significant issues are at stake in the digital world, writes Noel Curran.
Digital 24-11-2017

Fake news panic. Need for EU action?

The discussion of public and private funding must be on the top of any media agenda including how to tackle fake news, writes Renate Schroeder. Investing in resources and staff is a prerequisite for responsible reporting.
Future EU 14-06-2016

Action needed as press freedom under attack in Europe

Free speech is a fundamental value for our democratic society in Europe, yet still it is under threat across Europe as restrictions on press freedom creep into our lives, writes Max von Abendroth.

Why freeing Badawi matters for EU-Saudi relations

Free Raif Badawi and all prisoners of conscience, because such a precedent would create more opportunities for human rights reforms in Saudi Arabia, writes Alyn Smith.
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Digital 10-03-2015

Should Europe boldly go into the media battleground?

Media policy is a tough challenge facing the new Commission, writes William Horsley. He advocates greater guarantees against interference, and also new business models.
Central Europe 22-08-2012

Piano lessons for Central Europe’s media

Two entrepreneurs are breathing life into news media in some of the EU's newer members, including Slovakia and Slovenia, writes Marius Dragomir.
Global Europe 30-08-2007

Putin, Chechnya and Politkovskaya

In this paper, Tanya Lokshina examines the possible motive for Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya's murder, claiming that there is no doubt that the killing was political.
Public Affairs 05-04-2006

Analysis: Challenges for journalism in Brussels

Sonja Niemann writes in this V.i.S.d.P. article about the challenges of reporting on EU-affairs in Brussels. The complete version of this article is available in German.

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