European Media Freedom ActHow an EU law to protect journalists turned them into targets

Freedom of the press is a revered concept in Europe’s democracies. In 2022, the European Commission proposed a new law to protect media independence. This was hailed as good news – until it was used to allow surveillance of European journalists. How did this happen?

Journalist

Aliénor Carrière

Country

France

Year

2023

Duration

9 min

Available

From 22/02/2024 to 28/12/2024

Genre

Documentaries and Reportage

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