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AEJ accuses UK government of hypocrisy over restrictive policies on media access

The Association of European Journalists calls on the UK government headed by prime minister Boris Johnson to end at once its restrictive and partisan media policies. On Monday British political journalists staged a collective walkout from an official briefing arranged … Continue reading

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EJN members participate AEJ Congress in Paris

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EJN Secretary Nurer Zaman Bhuiyan attended EP Press Seminar

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Britain’s Exit Could Rejuvenate the European Union

By Llewellyn King PARIS — There are those who believe when Britain finally shakes off its European bondage it will prosper as never before. This prosperity will be so compelling that the remaining 27 countries that comprise the European Union … Continue reading

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AEJ Statement on the draft media law proposed by the Albanian government

December 12 2019 The Association of European Journalists’ Albanian section expresses its urgent concern that the proposed new law on online media registration is a “direct attack” on the freedom of online media. We join the statements of 15 other … Continue reading

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Finland’s press freedom under pressure from politicians and lack of transparency

Fred Krull Finland holds the presidency of the council of the EU for the next six months.To find out what this means for press and media freedom in Europe, the ECPMF talked to Salla Vuorikoski, a leading Finnish journalist who reported on the “Sipilägate” scandal in … Continue reading

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Global Media Freedom Conference in London aims to ‘improve safety of journalists’

The first ever Global Conference for Media Freedom was co-hosted by Canada and the UK on 10 and 11 July. Delegations from over 120 countries, including 60 ministers, and more than 1,500 journalists, academics and campaigners gathered in London to … Continue reading

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Juha Rekola on The Future of Journalism in Finland and Beyond

Helsinki, 15.5.2019: Juha Rekola, International Ombudsman for Journalists in Finland,addressed a group of members from the European Journalists Network in Helsinki on a topic which has been discussed since time immemorial but is now more relevant than ever. Where are we … Continue reading

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The Media in Armenia One Year After the “Velvet Revolution”

Liana Sayadyan A Velvet Revolution swept through Armenia in April 2018 and gave hope that the oppressive situation for the country’s media would be transformed. A year later the early optimism is tempered by evidence of a renewed surge of political … Continue reading

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AEJ national sections and journalists around Europe mark World Press Freedom Day

The Romanian Section of the AEJ (AZIR) celebrates World Press Freedom Day with a special event on 7 May focused on journalists’ dealing with those who wield political power. For the first time the AZIR Prize for the Independence of … Continue reading

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