European media plurality at risk

June 2, 2017/ By New Europe Media plurality in Europe is at risk, according to the latest Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM) report by The Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom’s (CMPF). The analysis assessed risks to media plurality in the EU, Turkey and Montenegro using data gathered over the year of 2016. Cyprus, Italy and Norway were…

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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…

Media ownership situation ‘high risk’ to diversity of opinion

April 4, 2016 / By Michael O’Regan The Irish Times Report calls for retrospective reform of competition law to restrict influence of individuals. Concentration of media ownership in Ireland poses a “high risk” to diversity of opinion, according to a report compiled by a Dublin City University lecturer. Fewer owners limit the opportunity for diversity of opinion and…

Europe needs more media pluralism

25 January 2015 / By European Federation of Journalist Europe needs more media pluralism. The application of the “Media Pluralism Monitor 2014″, developped by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) at the Florence European University Institute, demonstrates that there are various risks for media pluralism across nine selected countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, France,…