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By Otmar Lahodynsky, President of AEJ       A new EU-directive is likely to threaten investigative journalism throughout Europe. Its main objective is the protection against disclosure and theft of secret business information like patents, innovative technologies or recipes. But NGOs and journalists’ associations warn that this directive could endanger freedom of expression and… » read more

Alexander Kashamov, attorney-at-law, head of the legal team of Access to Information Programme *The text was published in Bulgarian on 20 July On 30th June 2014 the MP Jordan Tzonev put forward in the National Assembly a text suggested by the Bulgarian national bank (the Central bank) that was looking to criminalize a certain type… » read more

EU Training Scheme

Berlin, January 24th-28th Fondation EurActiv and the Robert Bosch Stiftung launched an innovative journalist training program to help young journalists gain experience of European Union policies and online media. One week of training in Berlin, in cooperation with EurActiv Germany, will be followed by an internship with Fondation EurActiv. The winning journalists will spend up… » read more

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