Media - Freedom of expression and information

 Committee of experts on protection of journalism and safety of journalists (MSI-JO)

Activities
STANDARD-SETTING
  Steering Committee (CDMSI)
  Bureau of the Committee (CDMSI-BU)
  Former Steering Committee (CDMC)
  Former Bureau of the Committee (CDMC-BU)
  Committee of Experts on Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists (MSI-JO)
  Committee of Experts on cross-border flow of Internet traffic and Internet freedom (MSI-INT)  
CONVENTIONS
  Transfrontier Television
  Conditional Access
COOPERATION
  Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building
FORMER GROUPS OF SPECIALISTS
  Rights of Internet Users
  Information Society
  New Media
  Public Service Media Governance
  Cross-border Internet
  Protection Neighbouring Rights of Broadcasting Organisations
  Media Diversity
  Public service Media
 
Events
  Conference Freedom of Expression and Democracy in the Digital Age - Opportunities, Rights, Responsibilities, Belgrade, 7-8/11/2013
  Conference "The Hate factor in political speech - Where do responsibilities lie?", Warsaw18-19 September 2013
  Conference of Ministers, Reykjavik - Iceland, 28-29 May 2009
  European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG)
 
Documentation
  Conventions
  Committee of Ministers texts
  Parliamentary Assembly texts
  Ministerial Conferences
  Publications
  Translations
 
Useful links


Diversity and concentration

Promoting social cohesion - The role of community media [pdf, 753KB]

 

NEW ON-LINE PUBLICATIONS

The role of independent productions in promoting cultural diversity H/Inf(2009)8

Report prepared by the Group of Specialists on Media Diversity (MC-S-MD), November 2008

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Methodology for monitoring media concentration and media content diversity H-Inf(2009)9

Report prepared by the Group of Specialists on Media Diversity (MC-S-MD), November 2008

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Member states’ current practice regarding the democratic and social contribution of digital broadcasting H/Inf(2009)10

Report prepared by the Group of Specialists on Media Diversity (MC-S-MD), November 2008

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The ways in which the public, in all its diversity, can be involved in consultative programming structures H/Inf(2009)11

Report prepared by Salvatore Scifo, June 2009

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Converging media – convergent regulators? The future of broadcasting regulatory authorities
in South-Eastern Europe H/Inf(2008)6

Council of Europe Conference Proceedings, Skopje, 2007

- Recommendation CM/Rec(2007)2 of the Committee of Ministers on media pluralism and diversity of media content

- Declaration on protecting the role of the media in democracy in the context of media concentration, adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 31 January 2007

- Recommendation Rec(2006)3 of the Committee of Ministers on the UNESCO Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions

- Final report [pdf, 1630KB] “the assessment of content diversity in newspapers and television in the context of increasing trends towards concentration of media markets” by Mr D. WARD

- Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions (2005)

- Regional Conference on media ownership, Bled (Slovenia), 11-12 June 2004

- Comments on the draft Convention on Cultural Diversity prepared by the International Network of Cultural Policy (INCP)

- Report on Media Diversity in Europe [pdf, 331KB]

- Declaration on cultural diversity, adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 7 December 2000

- Report on Media Pluralism in the Digital Environment

- Recommendation No. R (99) 1 of the Committee of Ministers on measures to promote media pluralism and its Explanatory Memorandum

- Pluralism in the multi-channel market: suggestions for regulatory scrutiny, by Mr Chris Marsden

- Recommendation 747 (1975) of the Parliamentary Assembly on press concentrations

- Resolution (74) 43 of the Committee of Ministers on press concentrations