Guest post from Corinne Podger, Director and Principal of the Digital Skills Agency and qualified trainer for the BBC and Reuters.

In the two years since it was launched, the GFMD Dynamic Coalition hub has evolved into a lively platform for conversations about media sustainability. Ahead of World Press Freedom…


This post originally appeared on The GNI Medium in a series on freedom of expression in the digital era reflecting on the this year’s World Press Freedom Day.

Journalists and the news media industry as a whole face unprecedented threats in the changing information environment — economic and market challenges…


By Michael J. Oghia

On 16 January, the European Parliament (EP) voted to adopt the annual report on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (EU) in 2017, which was prepared by the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs (LIBE).

Articles 24–30 are directly related to…


Elizabeth Pennington (GFMD)

Journalism funding is in crisis. As GFMD stressed in our issue paper on Internet governance and media development, total global newspaper advertising revenue is on course to lose about US$23.8 billion in annual revenues from 2012 and 2021. It is estimated that more than 10% of this…


Mira Milosevic (Executive Director, GFMD)

In early December, the European Commission (EC) announced that it will establish a rapid alert system to help European Union (EU) member states recognise disinformation and misinformation campaigns. This plan includes increasing the budget set aside for the detection of disinformation from £1.69m to £4.4m…

Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)

International network of around 200 #MediaDev & #journalism NGOs | Strengthening #pressfreedom #trust & more | https://gfmd.info

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