The benefits and shortcomings of the Media Freedom Act

Why is the Media Freedom Act so important and what are its flaws that need to be fixed?

In mid-September, the European Commission published a proposal for the long-awaited legislation to strengthen the freedom and independence of media. The proposal focuses on a series of binding rules and recommendations on media independence from politicians, state funding of advertising and cross-border mergers. This legislation has been long awaited at the European level and its arrival is welcome. However, in its current form, the proposal has a few flaws that need to be fixed. [Read More]