4 June 2019
No Privacy on Russian Tinder
Tinder is now required to share user data with Russian authorities. From Global Voices.
By Alexey Kovalev
24 May 2019
Internet Freedom in Central Asia Beset by ‘Technical’ Difficulties Premium

Governments in the region routinely censor online speech for short-term political goals. Could Uzbekistan reverse the trend?

By Ky Krauthamer
22 May 2019
Once Upon a Time in Kyiv

Ukraine struggles in a web of fairy tales spun by its eastern neighbour.

By Peter Gross
15 May 2019
CNN’s Perplexing Choice of Czech News Partner Premium
A station whose management openly instructed reporters to put a negative slant on migration is about to join the American network’s stellar international team.
By Jana Ciglerova
8 May 2019
New Russian Documentary Brings the Horrors of the Gulag to the YouTube Generation

Yuri Dud’s documentary has garnered millions of views in days. From Global Voices.

By Alexey Kovalev
1 May 2019
Taking Stock of Playboy Since 1989 Premium

Looking back over nearly 30 years of local editions in TOL's region, can Playboy be satisfied with its track record?

By Peter Gross
18 March 2019
Living With the Wolf at the Door – and at Home

Liberal democracy and press freedom have been under threat for so long that warnings are losing their effectiveness.

By Peter Gross
12 March 2019
Why Did Kyiv Banish a Prominent Austrian Journalist? Premium

ORF’s Christian Wehrschuetz may have angered officials with his critical reporting.

7 March 2019
Russian MPs Vote to Limit Wide Swathe of Online Speech Premium

‘Disrespecting’ the government or Russian society could bring a fine or jail time.

15 February 2019
Belarusian Editor’s Trial Under Scrutiny Premium

After a period of relative calm, the Lukashenka regime is again making life extremely difficult for independent journalists.




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​The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world. – WHAT’S WORKING






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This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

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