Press Freedom digital safety

Global Call Out: Media Freedom & COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic takes its toll, governments around the world are taking steps to curtail media freedom, just as the public need it most. Here we take a look at Central and Eastern Europe, and Sub-Saharan Africa.


Changes ahead for Romania’s public radio

Deemed ‘incompatible’ and accused of abuse of office, the head of Romania's public radio and its Board have been dismissed after Parliament rejected the company's reports.

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Romanian parliament votes to wipe out public broadcaster fees

Last week the Romanian parliament voted to remove broadcasting fees in a move that could put the country's public service media in danger.

Bosnian PSB to suspend broadcasting

The Bosnia and Herzegovinian Radio and Television (BHRT) service will temporarily suspend broadcasting from the 30 June as a result of longstanding financial difficulties