#Newsocracy III – La concentración de medios en España y Europa

#newsocracy III brings together policy makers, academics, journalists, citizens and existing initiatives for transparency of media ownership structures to discuss media ownership concentration in Europe and Spain. The event is hosted by the ECPMF, PDLI and OBCT. —————– El European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), la Plataforma en Defensa de la Libertad de Información (PDLI) y el Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa (OBCT), te invitan a #NEWSOCRACY III, la jornada sobre concentración mediática en Europa que reunirá a políticos, académicos, periodistas e iniciativas por la transparencia en la propiedad de los medios. Discutiremos sobre acontecimientos recientes, los peligros de la situación actual y posibles soluciones. Visita la web…

The EFJ participated in the 13th Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

The 13th Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) was held from 30 September to 2 October at the House of Mutuality in Paris. Five hundred delegates attended, discussed and voted some reports on the future of European workder and trade unions in the 39 countries covered by the ETUC. The delegation of the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) consisting of three journalists Paco Audije (FAPE, FeSP), Patrick Kamenka (SNJ-CGT) and Jean-François Cullafroz (CFDT-Journalistes). But the Swedish delegation with fifteen members included an EFJ member, Jonas Nordling, president of the Union of Swedish Journalists (Svenska Journalistförbundet). Luca Visentini, the…

Growing concerns over the disappearance of three Spanish journalists in Syria

Alongside their Spanish affiliates, the Federation of Journalists Unions (FeSP), the Spanish Press Federations of Journalists Associations (FAPE) and Periodistas de CCOO (FSC-CCOO),  the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its regional organisation, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), express their concern over the missing of three Spanish freelance journalists in the northern city of Aleppo, Syria. FAPE President Elsa Gonzalez told media that José Manuel López, Antonio Pampliega and Ángel Sastre entered Syria from Turkey on July 10 and were last heard from on July 12. The three journalists were reporting from the northwestern Aleppo region, a city divided between rebel…

Journalists face restrictions as Spain enacts gag law

Journalists and photographers will face a new wave of restrictions on their work as the Spanish government enacted the controversial public security law (also known as gag law or “Ley Mordaza” in Spanish) on 1 July, warned the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), who have joined their Spanish affiliates FAPE, FeSP, FSC-CC.OO. and ELA-Gizalan in calling for repeal of the law.  The Public Security Law makes a criminal offence “any unauthorised use of images or personal as well as professional data concerning police officers which may put at risk the safety of the…

Spain

      FEDERACION DE ASOCIACIONES DE LA PRENSA ESPANOLA (FAPE) Address María de Molina, 50 – 2° planta 28006 Madrid Spain Staff President: Elsa Gonzalez Secretario General: Jesús Picatoste Relaciones internacionales: Luís Menéndez (internacional@fape.es) Phone +34 91 360 5824 Email fape@fape.es Website www.fape.es     SPANISH FEDERATION OF JOURNALISTS’ UNIONS (FeSP) Address C. Roger de Llúria, 5 5° 1ª 08010 Barcelona Spain Staff Secretario General: Agustín Yanel, yanel.agustin(at)gmail(dot)com Vicesecretaria General y Secretaria de Comunicación: Lola Fernandez Palenzuela, lpalenz(at)yahoo(dot)es Secretario de Organización: Francesc Rafols, quico(at)rafols(dot)net Phone +34-93 412 7763 Email spc(at)sindicatperiodistes(dot)cat Contact Person Secretario General: Agustín Yanel, yanel.agustin(at)gmail(dot)com Secretario de Organización: Francesc Rafols, quico(at)rafols(dot)net Website www.fesp.org…