Freedom of expression, media and internet freedoms: general readings and resources
Open access reference works/edited volumes
- Rikke Frank Jørgensen (Ed.), Human Rights in the Age of Platforms (Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England, The MIT Press, 2019);
- Martin Moore and Damian Tambini (Eds.), Digital Dominance: The Power of Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2018);
- J. van Dijck, T. Poell en M. de Waal, De platformsamenleving: Strijd om publieke waarden in een online wereld. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press 2016.
Freely available online resources
- Onur Andreotti (Ed.), Journalism at risk: Threats, challenges and perspectives (Strasbourg, Council of Europe Publishing, 2015);
- Wolfgang Benedek and Matthias C. Kettemann, Freedom of expression and the Internet (Strasbourg, Council of Europe Publishing, 2014);
- Dominika Bychawska-Siniarska, Protecting the Right to Freedom of Expression under the European Convention on Human Rights: a handbook for legal practitioners (Strasbourg, Council of Europe Publishing, 2017);
- Columbia Global Freedom of Expression: case-law database;
- Columbia Global Freedom of Expression’s teaching portal: Teaching Freedom of Expression Without Frontiers;
- Council of Europe Freedom of Expression publications portal (includes links to full-text versions of numerous publications);
- Council of Europe Freedom of Expression reports portal (includes links to downloadable versions of all (recent) reports);
- The Council of Europe’s HELP (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) Programme;
- The [Council of Europe] Platform for the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists;
- European Audiovisual Observatory, IRIS Merlin Database – short reports on legal developments in the European audiovisual sector since 1995;
- European Audiovisual Observatory, IRIS Special series – publications tackling “current issues in media law and related legal fields”;
- European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and Council of Europe, Handbook on European data protection law (Luxembourg, Publications Office of the European Union, 2018);
- Thomas Hammarberg et al., Human rights in a changing media landscape (Strasbourg, Council of Europe Publishing, 2011);
- Karol Jakubowicz, Media revolution in Europe: ahead of the curve (Strasbourg, Council of Europe Publishing, 2011);
- Tarlach McGonagle (with the collaboration of M. McGonagle and R. Ó Fathaigh) Freedom of expression and defamation: A study of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg, Council of Europe Publishing, 2016);
- Tarlach McGonagle (Ed.) and Dirk Voorhoof (et al.), Freedom of Expression, the Media and Journalists: Case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, IRIS Themes, Vol. III, 5th edition (Strasbourg, European Audiovisual Observatory, 2020);
- Mario Oetheimer (Ed.), Freedom of expression in Europe: Case-law concerning Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights, Human rights files, No. 18 (Strasbourg, Council of Europe, 2007).
- OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media: Open Journalism Project;
- OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media: Safety of Female Journalists Online (#SOFJO) Project.
Key (reference) works available through institutional access
- Tarlach McGonagle and Yvonne Donders (Eds.), The United Nations and Freedom of Expression and Information: Critical Perspectives (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2015). Available via Cambridge Core;
- Philip Napoli, Social Media and the Public Interest: Media Regulation in the Disinformation Age (New York, Columbia University Press, 2019);
- José van Dijck, Thomas Poell and Martijn de Waal, The Platform Society: Public Values in a Connective World (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2018). Available via Oxford Scholarship Online.