State institutions should ensure that journalists have unfettered access to information. But being an independent journalist in Central Europe today is a challenge. And it is not just journalism that is at stake here. Read more "Media Freedom in Poland: Critical journalists face oppression and obstruction"
Does politics in Eastern Europe mean wide support for authoritarian parties and governments? Not if you take a look at recent developments. We challenge assumptions in our latest column about a ‘Summer of Democracy’ from which the rest of Europe could take some lessons on spirit and courage. Read more "Summer of democracy in Eastern Europe"