SOCIAL IMPACT SEEKING MEDIA LITERACY SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy Social Impact, a global development management consulting firm working on democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth, is hiring a Media Literacy Subject Matter Expert to provide technical expertise in countering vulnerability to disinformation in Europe and Eurasia.

GFMD JOINS APPEAL TO STOP USE OF SLAPP ACTIONS ACROSS EUROPE

GFMD has joined Media Freedom Rapid Response partners, journalist bodies, freedom of expression, and journalist support organisations to express concern about the legal threats made against EUobserver in Luxembourg and Belgium and call to stop the use of Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP) actions against media organisations across Europe.

GFMD COMMENDS FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS IN THE EU REPORT

On 16 January, the European Parliament voted to adopt the annual report on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union in 2017. We commend the EP for its strong focus on media and freedom of expression, and appreciate that the report recognised the provisions for media freedom in the EU’s external funding instruments.

DIGITAL PLATFORMS, REGULATION, AND MEDIA SUSTAINABILITY: A LESSON FOR EUROPE FROM DOWN UNDER

Given the reality of today’s online environment and what it means for conveying accurate, high-quality information, it is important to address underlying mechanisms that have enabled the manipulation of online information spaces. By also addressing how information is created and disseminated from a market viewpoint, not simply a content viewpoint, it paints a more holistic picture of the challenges faced in keeping a citizenry informed.