Media - Freedom of expression and information

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Selected Committee of Ministers texts  
Recommendation CM/Rec(2009)5 on measures to protect children against harmful content and behaviour and to promote their active participation in the new information and communications environment  
Recommendation CM/Rec(2007)16 on measures to promote the public service value of the Internet  
Guidelines on protecting freedom of expression and information in times of crisis  
Declaration on the protection and promotion of investigative journalism  
Recommendation Rec(2007)3 on the remit of public service media in the information society  
Declaration on freedom of political debate in the media  
Recommendation No. R (2003) 13 on the provision of information through the media in relation to criminal proceedings  
Recommendation No. R (2000) 23 on the independence and functions of regulatory authorities for the broadcasting sector and its Explanatory Memorandum  
Recommendation No. R (2000) 7 on the right of journalists not to disclose their sources of information and its Explanatory Memorandum  
Recommendation No. R (99) 15 on measures concerning media coverage of election campaigns and its Explanatory Memorandum  
Recommendation No. R (99) 1 on measures to promote media pluralism and its Explanatory Memorandum  
Recommendation No. R (97) 21 on the media and the promotion of a culture of tolerance and its Explanatory Memorandum  
Recommendation No. R (97) 20 on "hate speech" and its Explanatory Memorandum  
Recommendation No. R (96) 10 on the guarantee of the independence of public service broadcasting and its Explanatory Memorandum  
   
Full list of Committee of Ministers standard-setting texts