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…

La hora de los medios públicos

21 January 2015 / By Jaume Guillamet. El Diario.es El cumplimiento de los principios de neutralidad, independencia y pluralismo es lo que justifica la existencia de los medios públicos, ahora en horas bajas. Ante este 2015 de múltiples elecciones que ponen a prueba la confianza de los ciudadanos Las convocatorias electorales de 2015 -todas, menos…

Media mergers move by Government is welcome

10 December, 2014 / Editorial of The Irish Times Need to curb further monopolisation in the interest of diversity The belated publication by Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White of a framework for the regulation of media mergers and acquisitions is welcome. The consultation he has launched is premised rightly on the…