Pressure on media freedom raises concerns: OSCE election monitors

30 October 2015 / By Daily News Media freedom, pluralism and media playing the field for candidates were areas which raised concerns ahead of Turkey’s Nov. 1 elections, according to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s (OSCE) election observation leaders, who spoke after their multi-city visit. The OSCE special coordinator for observation of…

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OSCE Representative condemns police raid against media outlets in Turkey, calls on authorities to restore and ensure media pluralism

29 October 2015 / By Diplomatic Intelligence.eu Police raiding offices of media outlets, detaining journalists, and using tear gas and water cannons, is unacceptable, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović said Wednesday. “This morning’s raid by the police on the television channels Kanaltürk and Bugün TV is a clear obstruction of media…

Ownership is concentrated, transparency lacking with regard to Colombian media, study shows

17 October 2015 / By Journalism in the Americas Blog Journalists and press advocates have created another project to study concentration of media ownership in Colombia. They found low transparency, high ownership concentration and links between media owners and the political world, among other insights. Media Ownership Monitor (MOM), a project between the German branch of…

Más reacciones contra la concentración de medios

15 October 2015 / By Tercera Información.es Coordinadora de Advocacy del Observatorio Latinoamericano de Regulación, Medios y Convergencia (OBSERVACOM) ha expresado en el seminario “Periodismo y concentración Mediática”, organizado por la Fundación Friedrich Ebert Stiftung que la concentración de los medios de comunicación “debe ser una tarea pendiente para indagar y hacer visible en procura…