European Parliament moves to bolster media freedom

European Parliament moves to bolster media freedom

The European Parliament has approved proposals for an EU media freedom law aimed at protecting reporters from political interference, allowing them to keep sources secret and ensuring media pluralism across the bloc. At the same time, obstacles to media freedom are becoming increasingly apparent across the continent.

Europe in brief: The EU Commission proposes to freeze 7.5 billion euros in payments to Hungary, Countries react to EU’s proposed media law

Europe in brief: The EU Commission proposes to freeze 7.5 billion euros in payments to Hungary, Countries react to EU’s proposed media law

Brussels has proposed suspending the disbursement of 7, 5 billion euros to Hungary. The EU Commission wants a new media law: Slovenia welcomes the plan which would also have to be applied by candidate countries. Also: EU and Bosnia and Herzegovina continue their migration cooperation and Croatia obtained 8.13 billion euros in EU funds over the last nine years.