Protecting media freedom from malicious lawsuits: press conference after EP vote

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Thursday, the co-rapporteurs of the Civil Liberties and Legal Affairs committees will present Parliament’s proposals to curb the use of legal actions to silence critical voices. Roberta Metsola (EPP, MT) and Tiemo Wölken (S&D, DE) will hold a press conference on their report […]

6 things to know about press freedom around the world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Eleonore Pauwels, Research Fellow on Emerging Cybertechnologies, United Nations University Centre for Policy Research A free press is seen as one of the key measures of a healthy democratic society. But from attacks on journalists by anti-government protesters in […]

How can newspapers survive? By measuring their social impact

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Charlton, Writer “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” – Thomas Jefferson, 1787 (“Letter to […]