Online hate is louder than reason: 13% experienced abuse ‘very often’

November 20, 2016/ By Malta Today At least half of the Maltese nation is not following debates on current affairs or national issues on the social media, according to a survey of over 500 respondents carried out for an Europe-wide survey on the media. The Eurobarometer survey on media pluralism and democracy found that 52%…

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Greeks have no trust in media, survey shows

November 18, 2016 / By Ekhatimerini Just 26 percent of Greeks believe the country’s national media is trustworthy, according to a Eurobarometer survey for 2016, which also said that only 53 percent of EU country citizens believe the same. The EC report titled “2016 Eurobarometer Survey on Media Pluralism and Democracy” suggested that 87 percent…

Promoting Media Pluralism and Democracy: Commission hosts second Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights

November 17, 2016/ By Press Release A Eurobarometer survey published today, 17 November, shows that European citizens are worried about the independence of the media; levels of trust in media are low, and citizens are concerned about the impact of online hate speech. First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, Commissioner Günther Oettinger and Commissioner Věra Jourová will…