New report calls for more diversity in talents in journalism

 Download the report  The future of journalism depends on the diversity of talents in the industry, says a new report published by the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) entitled “Newsrooms that care: how diversity and inclusion will define the future of journalism”. Authored by Alexandra Borchardt, a former journalist and senior research associate at the Reuters Institute, the 10-page paper presents some good practice examples and recommendations for achieving greater diversity and equality in newsrooms in the light of the ongoing digital transformation. “Media organisations and managers should be aware of the fact that making newsrooms more diverse and inclusive…

Romania: Independent investigation needed into harassment campaign against journalist Emilia Șercan

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) joined nine European and international press freedom and freedom of expression organisations, members of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) and their partners, have reacted to the harassment of Emilia Șercan, expressing serious concerns about the case and its implications for media freedom in Romania. Today, the ten organisations sent an open letter to the Romanian authorities calling for swift and independent investigations. The letter recalls that the threats and harassment of Șercan are set against a background of recent aggression and undue pressure against journalists and media workers in Romania coming from politicians,…