Committee of experts on Media Pluralism and Transparency of Media Ownership (MSI-MED)
Under the supervision of the CDMSI, the MSI-MED will analyse 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 will prepare standard-setting proposals on media pluralism and transparency of media ownership. MSI-MED will also study the gender equality dimensions of media coverage of elections, principles and rules regarding media coverage of elections and the use of Internet in elections.
"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression"
Art. 10 European Convention on Human Rights