The Commission’s proposed European Media Freedom Act is a major step towards protecting information as a public good. Danielle Borges and Roberta Carlini, of the EUI’s Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom, explain the Act’s key tools for counteracting market concentration and non-transparency.
With the proposed European Media Freedom Act, the Commission pushes EU competence boundaries into a traditionally national domain. Iva Nenadić and Elda Brogi of the EUI’s Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom explain how this legislation came to be and what it means for media freedom and pluralism.
Facebook and other platforms have been criticised for complying with governments that stifle dissent, under various legal guises. Policy Leader Fellow Gideon Sarpong argues that upping investments in field staff and in technology, particularly in the Global South, can do much to prevent harmful content while protecting freedom of speech and of the press.