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Mapping Media Freedom is changing

Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project will come to an end in its current form on January 31 2019.

Doing their masters’ bidding: Media smear campaigns in central and eastern Europe

Unpatriotic behaviour. Sedition. Being in the pay of shadowy external forces. Faking a neo-Nazi event. These are just a few of the charges that have recently been levelled against independent journalists by pro-government media outlets in several central and eastern European countries.

Spain: “Purge” at state-owned RTVE following political pressure

The reform of Spanish public television and radio RTVE exposes how political interests dominate the corporation