Romania Country Brief 2018-2019: Freedom of expression, its challenges and limitations

20.04.2020 At this point in time (2018-2019), in Romania there is a perceived deterioration of the freedom of speech for journalists and civil society organizations. The political climate is perceived extremely polarized and increasingly deteriorating. Pressures and limitations of free speech is particularly strong in media outlets owned by politicians...

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Counter-strategies towards hate and disinformation

A practical guide for NGOs, activists and volunteers about democratic limits of freedom of expression, countering hate speech, fake news and intimidation. Author(s): Stefan Cibian, Silvia Fierascu, Svjetlana Knezevic, Karin Liebhart, Hannes Meissner, Anca Molnos, Laura Ranca, Mariya Yurukova, Christiana Weidel. Download the Brochure here. Freedom of expression is under threat, in...

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Făgăraș Summer School 2019 – second part

15.08.2019 The second part of th 2019 Făgăraș Summer School was held between August 5-14 in Făgăraș. The Summer School included courses, workshops and a lab in the following fields: social science research – social network analysis, economy, investigative journalism, technology, migration, international relations, literature, physics, history, art history, entrepreneurship...

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European Conference on Freedom of Expression, Vienna, Austria

Laura Ranca and Stefan Cibian participated at the European Conference on Freedom of Expression in Vienna on June 14, 2019. Laura Ranca held a workshop on digital tools for countering disinformation and fake news. The conference was a great occasion to get to know different European and US initiatives that...

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European Conference on Freedom of Expression, Vienna, Austria

Hate speech, fake news, misinformation and disinformation — how does civil society perceive and counter these threats towards democracy? The European Project “Responsibility. Freedom of Expression” aims at identifying and promoting strategic approaches to tackle these challenges today and in the future. The Conference will bring together researchers, experts, activists...

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Conference on Freedom of Expression: Civil Society Facing Pressure – Impact, Reaction, Strategies

Freedom of Expression is increasingly under pressure in Europe. The conference aims to explore the situation in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Romania in order to develop tools and approaches that can support journalists and civil society leaders to respond and counter different kinds of pressure. Detalii eveniment Time  09:30-16:00 Venue...

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