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CMPF Online School for Journalists and Media Practitioners 2020

Media facing the pandemic: COVID-19 online edition. We are pleased to announce the 9th edition of the annual School for Journalists and Media Practitioners organised by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Freedom (CMPF), at the European University Institute. Read More ...




CMPF Statement on World Press Freedom Day and MPM2020

The data gathered in 2018-19 for the forthcoming Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM2020) shows either general stagnation or deteriorating conditions in the EU and the two candidate countries included in the assessment, Albania and Turkey. Read More ...

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Social Media Diversity


New Diversity Rules for Social Media in Germany

by Jan Christopher Kalbhenn, LL.M. (Amsterdam) Background: The rise of Social Media Obviously one of the most pressing challenges for media regulators is the increasing Read More ...



New Media Pluralism Monitor side-reports

We have published two new reports written at the request of the CMPF as part of the “Monitoring media pluralism in the digital era” (MPM2020) Read More ...

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Australian Newspapers Redact Front Pages in Media Freedom Campaign

On 21 October, the front page of major newspapers including The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Daily Telegraph, The Age and the Herald Sun gave way to blacked out text representing the obstacles faced by journalists in this country. Read More ...

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Some reflections on the announced Facebook Oversight Board

After announcing the idea less than a year ago, Facebook has unveiled its experiment to establish an independent Oversight Board, known as the “Facebook Supreme Court”, which will decide over content moderation issues. Read More ...

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Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek V Facebook Ireland Limited: a new layer of neutrality

Last 3rd of October, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on the case of Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek V Facebook Ireland Limited (2019). Read More ...

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Working Paper: Monitoring online media pluralism in Flanders

The CMPF is pleased to publish a new working paper from Ingrid Lambrecht and Professor Peggy Valcke, members of the Belgian Media Pluralism Monitor country Read More ...



Recognition of the Media Pluralism Monitor from the New European Commission

Media pluralism is essential to democracy and the Commission Vice President of Values and Transparency should “make use of the Media Pluralism Monitor to identify Read More ...

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