August 2018: 42 reports in EU member states, candidate states and potential candidate states
In August 2018, Mapping Media Freedom verified a total of 42 reports – many relating to the most serious categories of violations of media freedom – in 28 EU countries, five candidate countries and two potential candidate countries.
Cumhuriyet: A press freedom case degenerates into a boardroom takeover
Cumhuriyet’s administration abruptly changed after a court ruling early September. Around 30 journalists and writers (some of whom had been in jail) were either dismissed or resigned in protest of the way the new board took over the newspaper.
Anyone can submit reports about threats, violations or limitations to media freedom and pluralism through the Mapping Media Freedom website and anyone can search the reports. Further publications, training opportunities, access to legal support and resources are available via the ECPMF Resource Centre.