Webinars

Threats to independent public service media in Central Europe

In this webinar, speakers will discuss the latest developments in public service media in the Czech Republic and Slovenia, explore parallels in the challenges faced, and asses the ongoing legislative efforts to insulate their country’s public broadcasters against future illiberal attacks.

Justice Delayed: Insights from Impunity Cases Across Europe

Throughout this webinar, we will hear from speakers with close ties to journalists who paid the ultimate price for their vital and critical reporting, hoping to understand how to end impunity for crimes against journalists.

The EC Recommendation on journalists’ safety: A view from the field one year on

The EC Recommendation on journalists' safety: A view from the field one year on 21 September, 14:00 CEST. On 16 September 2021, the European Commission published their Recommendation on the protection, safety and empowerment of journalists. The Recommendation illustrated the European Commission's commitment to the safety of journalists and set out a range of measures

Rule of Law in decline: Media freedom in Hungary and Poland

19. July – 14:00 CET // 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. 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.