Upcoming Event: Shrinking Spaces for Journalists 

 

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Registration & Welcome Drink:       18:00h

Panel Discussion & Q&A:                     18:15h – 19:30h

Light Cocktail Reception:                     19:30h – 20:00h

 

Venue: Press Club, Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels

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Ever-changing & ever so urgent: The Future of Financing Journalism

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The media environment is becoming increasingly digital and mobile and more and more people consume news directly on social media. While the potential to reach a wide audience has never been higher, this fast-paced, algorithm-driven news reality can pose a challenge to financing quality and investigative journalism.

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First European Launch of the Freedom of the Press Report 2013

Karin Karlekar of Freedom House presented the findings of the 2013 Freedom of the Press Report
Karin Karlekar of Freedom House presented the findings of the 2013 Freedom of the Press Report

The past year has brought a new set of opportunities and challenges to the media landscape around the world. Where are the global trends in press freedom headed? Which countries have experienced progress or setbacks? Has political change in the Middle East improved conditions for independent media?

To discuss these questions, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom invited the experts of Freedom House to present their latest findings of the Freedom of the Press report 2013 to the Brussels audience.

The Freedom of the Press report measures the environment journalists operate within as well as access to news and information. It contains the most comprehensive data set available on global media freedom from 1980 to the present. Continue reading