Strengthening Media Freedom; the Protection of Journalists in Europe, Hate Speech, Disinformation and the Role of Platforms: extracts from the debate (23/11) and from the vote on the report Magdalena ADAMOWICZ (EPP, PL)
Data evenimentului: 25/11/2020
During the remote plenary session (23-26/11/2020) of the European Parliament in Brussels, MEPs debate and vote on strengthening media freedom, focusing particularly on political interference, the protection of journalists, threats such as the proliferation of hate speech and disinformation, and the role of internet platforms. They fear that media pluralism is at risk in several EU member states and warn of the increasing pressure and harassment faced by journalists. The results of the vote are: 553 in favour, 54 against, 89 abstentions.