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Brussels – November 6, 2019 – The One Free Press Coalition, a united group of pre-eminent editors and publishers using their global reach and social platforms to spotlight journalists under attack worldwide, today issued the ninth monthly “10 Most Urgent” list of journalists whose press freedoms are being suppressed or whose cases are seeking justice.… » read more

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One Free Press Coalition – October 2019 Please find below the 10 most urgent list for October 2019. (for More info about the one free press coalition, read below the top 10 list).     Jamal Khashoggi (Saudi Arabia) One year without resolution in high-profile, brazen Khashoggi killing. As of October 2, one year has… » read more

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NEW YORK / BRUSSELS – April 2, 2019 The One Free Press Coalition, a united group of prominent editors and publishers using their global reach and social platforms to spotlight journalists who are under attack, today issued its “10 Most Urgent” list of journalists whose press freedoms are being suppressed or whose cases are seeking… » read more

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The One Free Press Coalition every month spotlights the “10 Most Urgent” journalists whose press freedoms are under threat worldwide. The coalition uses the collective voices of participating news organizations to spotlight brave journalists whose voices are being silenced or have been silenced by “standing up for journalists under attack for pursuing the truth.” To… » read more

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    Guest blog post by Howard Dobson, Strategic digital communications specialist and author. Europeans don’t understand the EU well enough to make an informed stay/leave decision. It’s not about knowing your Asse (in Belgium) from your Elbingen (in Germany). How many know their European Court of Justice from their European Court of Human Rights?… » read more

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Guest blog post by Gaffar Abdul, Communications Officer at Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF). ‘Fake news’, ‘misinformation’, ‘online falsehoods’ – call it what you may, but let us not be mistaken – this is not a recent phenomenon. Neither is it truly a new problem, though arguably it has gained new relevance in today’s information society, largely… » read more

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Guest blog post by Austeja Trinkunaite, Secretary General The Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS) According to our recent study, 38 % of the analysed European National Cybersecurity Strategies (NCSS) fail to represent a holistic and political-strategic approach to cybersecurity. Many EU member states focus almost exclusively on short-term, operational aspects, and neglect the… » read more

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Guest blog post by Edward Danks, Programme Coordinator, European Institute for Asian studies As new, digital platforms have precipitated journalistic innovation, the simultaneous rise of fake news and the spread of disinformation throughout the media has left the industry in a state of flux. The implications of this issue however, spread far beyond the undermining… » read more

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Guest blog post by David Ibsen, Executive Director of the not-for-profit Counter Extremism Project (CEP). Just over a month ago, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg survived his much anticipated first appearance before the U.S. Congress, in large measure because Senators and Representatives tried to focus too narrowly on how technology works, rather than how it has… » read more

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Guest post by Melina Sanchez, co-founder and chairwoman of the international think tank European Horizons.   “Are you a monopoly?”   U.S. Senator Graham asked billionaire Mark Zuckerberg that question when the CEO and chairman of Facebook testified last month. Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal may have prompted the current clash between American lawmakers and the… » read more

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