Under the supervision of the CDMSI, the MSI-MED was active from 1 January 2016 until 31 December 2017. It analysed best practices in Council of Europe member States with regard to policies and other measures ensuring a pluralist media landscape, transparency of media ownership, diversity of media content, inclusiveness in public service media, gender equality in media coverage of election campaigns.

Drawing upon the existing Council of Europe standards and the relevant jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights, the MSI-MED prepared standard-setting proposals on media pluralism and transparency of media ownership. MSI-MED also studied the gender equality dimensions of media coverage of elections, principles and rules regarding media coverage of elections and the use of Internet in elections.


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