Los contenidos informativos en la RTVA y las televisiones locales crecieron desde 2011 hasta casi un 20%, según el CAA

24 may, 2018 / By lavanguardia.com La única televisión autonómica privada de Andalucía no emite informativos pese a estar obligada a difundir dos diarios de media hora. Entre el año 2011 y el año 2017, los contenidos informativos emitidos por la RTVA y las televisiones locales crecieron cuatro puntos, al pasar del 15,7 al 19,7…

400 election observers in Turkey for June 24

22 may, 2018 / By ansamed.info Nearly 400 observers will be in Turkey for the OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission for the early parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24. In addition to a team of experts, the international mission says it has also recommended sending 28 long-term observers for deployment throughout the country and a…

Money without counterparts. In Portuguese

21 may, 2018 / By Joao Paulo Meneses, macaubusiness.com Independence is total, without government interference, in the Portuguese language press. Despite hefty subsidies “Although the Portuguese and English media are more critical of the Macau Government, their readers are so few that their reports can hardly be influential,” is the considered opinion of academic Bill…

Turkish media bias a concern ahead of elections

22 may, 2018 / By Karwan Faidhi Dri, rudaw.net Turkish media is violating regulations, giving the ruling party astronomically more air time than opposition parties and leaving Kurdish voices off the airwaves entirely. Turkey’s Media Communication and Postal Employees Union (HABER-SEN) recently published figures of how much time state-funded media TRT has given to each…

UNESCO Reports on Trends in Media Freedom

22 may, 2018 / By Catherine Benson Wahlén 14 May 2017: The third edition of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) report titled, ‘World Trends on Freedom of Expression and Media Development,’ reflects on developments in media freedom, pluralism, independence and the safety of journalists. Participants discussed the report in concert with the…

Media pluralism and democracy in EU countries

21 may, 2018 / By jodi.graphics Share of people saying that media in their country doesn’t provide a diversity of views and opinions (%) – 2016 Two-thirds of respondents agree that their national media provide a diversity of views and opinions The majority of respondents (66%) agree their national media provide a diversity of views…

La cancelación de Las Mañanas de Cuatro es un ataque al derecho a la información

20 May, 2018 / By Areajugones La Constitución Española recoge en su Título I, Sección 1ª y Artículo 20 el siguiente texto: “Se reconocen y protegen los derechos: a) A expresar y difundir libremente los pensamientos, ideas y opiniones mediante la palabra, el escrito o cualquier otro medio de reproducción. b) A la producción y creación literaria, artística, científica y técnica. c) A la libertad…

For a democracy, India’s media is not in a happy state at all

17 May, 2018 / by Milind Deora, The Economic Times Last month, the international NGO, Reporters Without Borders, released its annual World Press Freedom Index (WPFI). The index ranks 180 countries based on an amalgamation of qualitative and quantitative analysis that examines pluralism, media independence, media environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency, quality of infrastructure for…

From Sofia, journalists from 10 countries call on the EU to protect media freedom

17 May, 2018 / By Bulgarian presidency Publishers and journalists from ten European countries have urged the European institutions to take measures to protect media freedom in Central and Eastern Europe from the attacks of the authorities in these countries. The “Media Freedom and Pluralism Conference” was held in Sofia on Wednesday (16 May), the…

La Eurocámara pide explicaciones por escrito al Gobierno por la manipulación en TVE

16 May, 2018 / By El Plural Tras todas las denuncias de manipulación y censura hechas por el Consejo de Informativos de TVE en los informativos de la cadena pública, una representación del Consejo se ha reunido en Bruselas con la presidenta del Comité de Peticiones del Parlamento Europeo, Cecilia Wikström y con eurodiputados españoles, para exponer…