European Federation of Journalists

Newsocracy: Protect Public Service Media against Political Interference


Public Service Media should broadcast for the public, be financed and controlled by the public. They should be a trusted source of news and provide impartial information to enable citizens to make informed decisions. While Public Service Media should be independent, the rise of populism further exposes them to political interference. Politicians try to undermine the media's independence, manipulate and censor journalistic output. In the worst cases, Public Service Media are turned into state-controlled media, propaganda or public relations instruments.

Europe stands with Malta

Berlaymont Rue de la Loi 200, Brussels

Please join us in front of the Maltese PermRep, to stand in solidarity with the people of #Malta demanding the immediate resignation of the Maltese Prime Minister following his office being implicated in the assassination of investigative journalist #DaphneCaruanaGalizia. The gathering is being co-organised with the Maltese community. All those who wish to stand in solidarity with our fellow EU citizens over the current constitutional crisis in Malta are warmly invited to join us. Malta is part of Europe; democracy and justice concern us all ! Draft program: 12:30 welcome (bring lunch, flags & placards!) 13:00 program with speakers and…