Polish parliament targets TVN with media law

Sat 18/12/2021

On Friday 17th December, the Polish ruling party PiS unexpectedly passed legislation restricting press freedom, targeting the independent TV channel TVN, owned by the US company Discovery. The law is designed to compel Discovery to […]

World TV day 2021

Fri 19/11/2021

Much has changed since 12 January 1926, when John Logie Baird demonstrated the first TV system in London. Television has taken the world by storm since, influencing the way we access news, entertainment and sports. […]

EVN 60th anniversary

Mon 18/10/2021

A European success story , a personal perspective 10:55 CET EVC roll call: I was told to listen and take notes, then ask Geneva permission to speak and make our offer, covering some event in […]

Press Freedom

Sun 17/10/2021

Press freedom preserves the freedom of expression, while it underpins other freedoms. It’s the watchdog that, when done right, drags into the open the dirty secrets of the rich, corrupt and and the powerful – the Panama papers and the latest Pandora papers bear witness to the skill of the rich and powerful to cover their tracks, but also of investigative journalists to follow their tracks and expose their crimes. […]

Nobel Peace Prize 2021

Sat 16/10/2021

“Free, independent and fact-based journalism serves to protect against abuse of power, lies and war propaganda” The Nobel Committee