REPORTS

RUSSIAN MEDIA GROUPS 

RUSSIAN MEDIA OUTLETS

TV AND INTERNET AUDIENCE IN RUSSIA

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PAPERS ON EUROPEAN AND RUSSIAN SATELLITE POLICY

BLOGS ON MEDIA REGULATION

MAIN ORGANISATIONS AND TOOLS FOR THE DEFENSE OF MEDIA FREEDOM AND JOURNALISTS SAFEGUARD

  • ARTICLE 19 -  works for a world where all people everywhere can freely express themselves and actively engage in public life without fear of discrimination.

  • European Center for  Press and Media Freedom  (ECPMF) ECPMF’s mission is to promote, preserve and defend media freedom. It does this by monitoring violations, providing practical support and engaging diverse stakeholders across Europe.

  • European Federation of Journalists  The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) is the largest organisation of journalists in Europe, representing over 320,000 journalists in 73 journalists’ organisations across 45 countries. The EFJ fights for social and professional rights of journalists working in all sectors of the media across Europe through strong trade unions and associations. The EFJ promotes and defends the rights to freedom of expression and information as guaranteed by Article 10 of the European convention on human rights.

  • Free Press Unlimited -  supports local media professionals and journalists, particularly in countries with limited (press) freedom. They are close to their audience and are the best guarantee for a sustainable, professional and diverse media landscape. 

  • Global Freedom Expression - Columbia University.  Columbia Global Freedom of Expression seeks to contribute to the development of an integrated and progressive jurisprudence and understanding on freedom of expression and information around the world.

  • Media Freedom Rapid Response The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) is a Europe-wide mechanism, which tracks, monitors and reacts to violations of press and media freedom in EU Member States and Candidate Countries. This project provides legal support, public advocacy and information to protect journalists and media workers.

In Russia

 

 

WEBSITES OF INSTITUTIONS AND MEDIA COMPANIES

      Representative of Freedom of Media

  • Council of Europe 

      Commissionner for Human Rights 

      Platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of           journalists

      European Audiovisual Observatory

  • EUTELSAT IGO and Eutelsat S.A.

 

TV DATABASE AND SATELLTITE TV CHANNEL TRACKERS

MONITORING OF RUSSIAN TV AND RUSSIAN DISINFORMATION

ANALYSIS OF THE RUSSIAN APARATUS OF DISINFORMATION AND WAR  PROPAGANDA

OTHER EUTELSAT STORIES 

  • NATO war in Serbia (1999)

Eutelsat Cuts Off Serb TV Signals Scoring Major Victory for NATO, WSJ, 27.5.1999.

The Serbia Information Ministry Thursday most severely condemned the EUTELSAT Board of Directors decision to discontinue transmitting the Radio-TV Serbia (RTS) satellite program and, thus, make RTS inaccessible in European countries., Serbia Ministry of Information, 27.5.1999.

Plug pulled on Serb satellite TV, BBC News, 27.5.1999

 
Reporters without frontiers criticize Eutelsat decision, 29.5.1999

  • Ban of Al-Manaar (2004)

France bans Hizbullah TV station, The Guardian, 15.12.2004

  • Call to close down London-based Arabic radio station (2005)

Call to close down London-based Arabic radio station, The Guardian, 18.8.2005

  • Iranian channel Saharv (2005)

Sahar1 : Eutelsat mise en demeure, CSA, 10.2.2005

  • Iranian jamming of BBC service (2009 - 2013)

Iran elections: BBC World Service battles satellite interference, The Guardian, 19.6.2009

 

BBC joins international protests against Iranian TV interference, The Guardian, 14.1.2010

US embassy cables: Retaliation planned after Iran jammed BBC broadcasts, The Guardian, 4.2.2010

WikiLeaks cables: Iranian TV channel faced UK sanction over jamming row. The Guardian, 21.12.2010

Iran targets BBC Persian service by jamming signals and harassing staff, The Guardian, 22.2.2013

  • "1K" - Perviy Kavkazskiy   (2010)

Eutelsat, la télévision géorgienne et les diktats de la censure russe, Le Monde, 2.2.2010

R. Haddad, Eutelsat, relais satellite des régimes autoritaires?, La Règle du jeu, 2.2.2020

 

Garry Kasparov, Don't cosy up to Russia, Europe, The Guardian, 23.2.2010.

  • Russian proposition of sanctions against Eutelsat (2014)

Russian minister seeks Eutelsat sanctions, Broadband TV News, 3.4.2015

  • Kurdish televisions (2016)

Eutelsat accusé de bloquer des télévisions kurdes, Le Monde, 12.11.2026

Le tribunal ordonne à Eutelsat de rediffuser une chaîne kurde, Le Monde, 15.11.2016

  • CGTN (2021)

Interdite de diffusion au Royaume-Uni, CGTN, la télévision internationale d’Etat chinoise, s’en remet à la France, Le Monde, 2.3.2021.