Europäische Journalisten Föderation

DJV-Journalistentag 2019 in Dortmund: Europa braucht den Journalismus

„Setzt Euch ein für freie unabhängige Medien, Europa braucht den Journalismus“, formuliert Renate Schroeder, Direktorin der Europäischen Journalisten-Föderation (EFJ), ihren Appell an Politik und Medienschaffende zum Start des 16. Journalistentages in  Dortmund. Zu dem Branchentreff mit mehr als 500 Journalist*innen unter dem Motto „Zukunft des Journalismus – jetzt oder nie“ hat der Deutsche Journalisten-Verband NRW eingeladen. Landesvorsitzender Frank Stach beschwört in seiner Begrüßung den Innovationsgeist der frühen Journalisten und Verleger und ermuntert: „Wir müssen die Innovationstreiber sein. Macht Euch schlau, schaut nach vorne und vernetzt Euch.“ „Quo vadis, Europa“, fragt Renate Schroeder zu Beginn ihres Vortrags. Sie macht deutlich, wie…

EFJ and IFJ Sign a Memorandum with the Council of Europe to Create an Online Safety Platform for Journalists

The European Federation of Journalists’ (EFJ) President, Mogens Blicher Bjerregård, and the International Federation of Journalists’ (IFJ) President, Jim Boumelha, signed today a “memorandum of understanding” on the creation of an online safety platform for journalists with the Council of Europe and three other media freedom partner agencies. The event took place during a conference jointly organized by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and the French Senate at the Palais du Luxembourg, in Paris. Reporters Without Borders (RWB), Article 19 and the Association of European Journalists (AEJ) also signed the memorandum. The conference has involved many…

New online platform launched to protect journalists

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) has joined forces with the Council of Europe (CoE) and media freedom partner agencies, in launching a new online “rapid reaction” platform for journalists under threats. The platform would allow trusted media freedom partner agencies to post “alerts” on a public, centralised online platform when individual journalists are in danger or their work is under threat – opening the way for swift reactions from international organisations which uphold media freedom standards, such as the Council of Europe, OSCE Media Freedom Representative, EU and UN. The platform will be launched on 4 December in Paris…

#EFJAM: “to portray the truth with our pen”

Our job is neither to please nor to harm anyone; our job is to portray the truth with our pen … What Albert Londres, a French journalist and one of the founding father of investigative journalism, said has captured the spirit of the Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Journalist which will be held  at the House of Journalist in Moscow this Friday 21 and Saturday 22 of November. While the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) held its last World Congress in Istanbul, the EFJ will hold its Annual Meeting in the capital of Russia. The goal is to…