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EU governments must end voter manipulation on social networks

In response to European Parliament plenary debate on Facebook and the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament call for a ban on targeted and personal-profile advertising on social networks. MEPs will vote on the resolution on "The use of Facebook user's data by Cambridge Analytica and the impact on dat…
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Language Equality in the Digital Age

Whilst many minority or smaller languages are thriving as community languages, it is often a different story online, where English often dominates. This is not only a problem for minority languages. Many EU languages are majority languages in the real world but have become minority languages in the digital world.
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Austria press freedom

On the news that the Austrian minister of the interior Herbert Kickl issued a communication to police and other officials on which media outlets to engage with based on how friendly they are to the government, President of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament Ska Keller comments.
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What's coming up in Parliament

A look ahead to next week's session in the European Parliament in Strasbourg and the Greens/EFA priority issues on the agenda
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Support for independent journalism is the best antidote

Well-funded independent journalism with high professional standards is key to addressing disinformation and propaganda, says Josep Maria Terricabras, Vice President of the Greens/EFA group.
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Action to end language inequality in Europe

Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans today presents her draft report on ‘Language equality in the digital age’ to the European Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee. The report identifies the issues facing minority and lesser-used languages in Europe. English is currently the most ...
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EFA MEPs speak out on press freedom

EFA MEPs Josep-Maria Terricabras (Catalunya) and Ana Miranda (Galicia) spoke out in favour of journalists' freedom of expression during this week's European Parliament debate following the tragic murder of Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak and his partner. The European Parliament will v...
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New regulation fails to do what it says on the tin

The European Parliament has today voted on the outcome of the geo-blocking trilogue. While the new regulation introduces some new limits, by excluding videos, music, ebooks and online gaming, the final regulation falls far short of putting an end to geo-blocking.
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Greens/EFA Round up

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary week included: Conservation of fishery resources and protection of marine ecosystems; Women, gender equality and climate justice; EU plastic strategy; No spyware for dictators: stricter rules for dual-use exports; Clean energy package: put Paris into practice; Priorities for the new Bulgari…
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Cross-border broadcasting and Europe's linguistic heritage

There are an estimated 40 to 50 million speakers of regional and minority languages in the European Union. Each and every one is a vital part of the diverse tapestry that makes Europe what it is today. Yet, despite important progress over recent years in terms of rights and recognition, many c...