Modern societies face an increasingly digital, mobile and social media environment, which provides users with ever more information from ever more sources.

Overtaking traditional media, large technology companies play an increasing role in terms of distribution of news and digital advertising. In this evolving context, the Council of Europe promotes quality journalism that can increase levels of political knowledge, participation and engagement, and subsequently reduce corruption and encourage elected officials to represent their constituents more effectively.

See also: Community Media page

Assessing Challenges

"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression"

Art. 10 European Convention on Human Rights

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