World Press Freedom Day 2024: Europe’s press freedom battlegrounds

Join our webinar on World Press Freedom Day 2024. Explore Europe’s press freedom challenges ahead of the crucial election season and learn about rising threats and the support independent media need.

Georgia: Press Freedom Erosion amid Reintroduced ‘Foreign Agent Law’

On 25 April, the MFRR will host a webinar addressing the recent decline in press freedom in Georgia and reintroduction of a Russia-style foreign agent law.

Media freedom in Romania ahead of Super Election year

Media freedom in Romania ahead of Super Election Year 4 April, 14:00 CET On April 4, the International Press Institute (IPI) and the Media Freedom Rapid Response will host a webinar to mark the publication of a major report assessing press freedom and independent journalism in Romania.   In Romania, the main instrument of political

Occupied Ukraine: Media reporting in the shadow of Russian forces

Two years after 24 February 2022, the MFRR partners investigate what occupation means for media. How do Ukrainian journalists continue to report on regions they cannot travel to? What happened to media outlets in towns and cities now under Russian control?

The true cost of journalism: Ongoing impunity cases in Europe

During the latest MFRR webinar, marking the sixth anniversary of the murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová, panellists will discuss ongoing impunity cases for crimes against journalists in Europe with a spotlight on Slovakia, Turkey, and Serbia.

Webinar: Assessing the state of press freedom in Greece

On 30 January, international media freedom groups will hold a webinar and press conference to mark the publication of a major report assessing the landscape for press freedom and independent journalism in Greece, following a mission to Athens in September 2023.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Media Freedom in Survival Mode

In this MFRR webinar, speakers will discuss the findings of a recent press freedom fact-finding mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Webinar – Assessing the quiet press freedom gains in Bulgaria

In this webinar on press freedom in Bulgaria organised by the MFRR, we’ll hear from a leading newspaper editor, a media expert and press freedom advocate, and one of the country’s top media lawyers about the major developments in the country in the last year.

Funding favourable coverage? Big tech’s influence over independent journalism

The latest MFRR webinar will examine the undue influence of big tech companies over independent media through philanthropic funding mechanisms and their possible impact on press freedom and editorial independence.

Media freedom in Serbia: A deepening crisis

To mark World Press Freedom Day, the MFRR is holding a webinar to take a closer look at the conditions which have allowed a hostile climate for independent media to thrive in Serbia.