The Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF)

The Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) is a research and training centre that aims to develop innovative and relevant lines of research on media freedom and pluralism in Europe and beyond, and to provide knowledge support to the international, European and national policy and rulemaking processes. It is directed by Pier Luigi Parcu and co-financed by the European Union.

 

 

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16.03.2018

Conference: Media Pluralism Monitor 2017 Shows Deterioration in Basic Protection Area – Malta

On Friday 9 March, the CMPF presented the preliminary results of the Media Pluralism Monitor 2017 for Malta. Read More ...

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7.03.2018

Panel: Fact or Fake? Tools & Practices to Fight Disinformation – Brussels Press Club

On February 26 CMPF Project Assistant, Luc Steinberg attended the first of the Brussels Press Club’s first Digital Forum event for 2018. Read More ...

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22.02.2018

Article for EUI Times: Inside the Net Neutrality Debate

CMPF Scientific Coordinator, Elda Brogi and Project Assistant, Luc Steinberg have penned an op-ed on the net neutrality debate in the EU and US for Read More ...

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8.02.2018

CMPF Director, Pier Luigi Parcu Interviewed for EUI Times

CMPF director Pier Luigi Parcu was recently interviewed for an article in the newspaper of the European University Institute, EUI Times. Read More ...

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Students and CMPF staff at the 2017 Summer School for Journalists

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30.01.2018

CMPF’s 2018 Summer School for Journalists and Media Practitioners

JOURNALISM IN THE ERA OF ALGORITHMS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. Taking place 11-15 June 2018 in Florence, ITALY. Read More ...

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23.01.2018

Animation: What is the Media Pluralism Monitor?

Our short animation explains the purpose and importance of our flagship project at the CMPF, The Media Pluralism Monitor. Read More ...

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Media Policy and Journalism: Discussion Series


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3.05.2018

World Press Freedom Day 2018: A Dramatic Dip in Freedom of the Press and Journalist Safety

The World Press Freedom Day 2018, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom and to raise consciousness about the state of press freedom throughout the world, tragically coincides this year with the dreadful terrorist attacks in Afghanistan where, once again, journalists in the line of duty lost their lives. Read More ...

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10.04.2018

Media Literacy Going Digital

The media is increasingly going digital, providing citizens with opportunities to access a variety of sources, to express themselves and to share information. At the same time, people often lack the necessary skills to critically examine information and to use the vast variety of digital tools available to them. Read More ...

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29.03.2018

Measuring Freedom of Expression Online

In Europe, areas traditionally covered by the State are being handed over to private actors, with limited fundamental rights safeguards, while the ambiguities characterising EU regulation create a chilling effect on freedom of expression Read More ...

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8.03.2018

Data-driven Online Political Microtargeting: Hunting for Voters, Shooting Democracy?

Political microtargeting practices of campaigns came into the spotlight in the aftermath of the 2016 US presidential elections and the UK’s Brexit referendum. Read More ...

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1.03.2018

The Murders of Slovak Journalist Ján Kuciak and Partner Marina Kušnírova Represent a Serious Threat to Media Freedom in Europe

The CMPF wholly condemns the killing of Ján Kuciak and Marina Kušnírova. Read More ...

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28.02.2018

Freedom of Expression and the Death of the Rule of Law in Turkey

On 16 February, two journalists, Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak, and the academic Mehmet Altan, were sentenced to life in prison. Read More ...

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9.02.2018

Countering Fake News in the “Emotional Democracy”

Many European countries are facing spring elections amid growing concerns regarding alleged Russian propaganda. Read More ...

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16.12.2017

Freedom of Expression in the Digital Age – a provocation on autonomy, algorithms and curiosity

The central idea behind the notion of deliberative democracy is exercising our freedom of expression... Read More ...

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30.11.2017

Recommendations on Media Accessibility launched from key stakeholders in the field

In October, the EU-funded Media Accessibility Platform (MAP)* project held its first international conference in Vigo, Spain. Read More ...

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