Discussion Series

Discussion Series



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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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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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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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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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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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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Challenges facing the development of Arab investigative journalism

Investigative journalism is facing multiple challenges in addition to funding and political limitations across both the developed and developing world. Read More ...

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Justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

The Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) strongly condemns and is deeply shocked by the murder of the Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Read More ...

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Revising the advertising and product placement rules in the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD): an ‘optimal’ outcome for industry and consumers?

The Television Without Frontiers Directive (‘TWFD’) was designed to facilitate the free movement of broadcasting services across Europe by introducing a ‘one stop regulatory shop’ based on regulation by the ‘country of origin.’ Read More ...

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