On World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), 3 May 2020, an e-book, a report and a blog are published, three publications we contributed in.
The European Audiovisual Observatory has launched a new edition of our e-book : Dirk Voorhoof et al and Tarlach McGonagle (Ed. Sup.), Freedom of Expression, the Media and Journalists: Case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, IRIS Themes, European Audiovisual Observatory, Strasbourg, 2020. The e-book can be downloaded here.
The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) announced the release of its report of a fact finding mission in Denmark and Sweden (here). We reported about media accountability systems and law and legal practice on press freedom and access to public documents. More information about the report Media Freedom made in Scandinavia. Six examples of best practices in ECPMF’s press release. The full FFM report can be downloaded here.
The International Forum for Responsible Media Blog published our blog post (here) ‘Refusal to give access to ‘confidential’ information about politicians violated NGO’s Article 10 rights’ (with Ronan Ó Fathaigh). The blog comments a judgment of the European Court of Human Rights that during (and after) the COVID-19 crisis can help to guarantee the right to access information about significant official documents that affect public health, civil liberties and people’s prosperity.