MEDIA DIVERSITY IN LUXEMBOURG

August 16, 2016/ By Martine Huberty Is the press really serving Grand Duchy residents? A recent report by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom and the University of Luxembourg highlights three risks to the diversity of the media in this country. One risk is the high concentration of media ownership and cross-media ownership.…

Media should be free and diverse, not a geopolitical tool

26 April, 2016 / By  Benjamin Cunningham Published in The Slovak Spectator Slovakia ranks 12th in the annual global ranking of press freedom; Central Europe fare less well. If the latest report released by Reporters Without Borders is to be believed, last year was a bad one for journalism. Though Slovakia ranks high, 12th, in this annual…

Alarming trends in media freedom blight Europe

23 April, 2016 / By Pier Luigi Parcu in Euroactiv.com Freedom of expression and media pluralism are principles enshrined in the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights. Member states are bound to guarantee them, as they represent the essence of liberal democracies. But Pier Luigi Parcu asks whether this is true in practice. Pier Luigi Parcu…