Hearing on Media Pluralism and Freedom in the EU

LIBE
Media pluralism and freedom in the EU Media pluralism and freedom in the EU
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On 11 July the LIBE Committee will hold a public hearing on "Media Pluralism and Freedom in the EU" . Citizens’ fundamental rights to freedom of expression and information - enshrined in Article 11 of the Charter - can be only guaranteed through media freedom and pluralism.

It is particularly important to monitor and supervise the development of national media legislation and practices and its impact on media freedom an pluralism in the EU. The aim of the public hearing is to reflect on the situation in the EU and identify avenues to strengthen independence and better protect journalists and their freedom of expression.