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EUobserver.com: Launch of European press freedom charter

EUobserver reports on a new ten-article charter, the European Charter on Freedom of the Press: “while having no legal teeth and being largely a symbolic document, [it] should begin to have some effect at the point of accession to the EU, as it is intended to be made a condition of entry for EU candidate countries in future accession negotiations.” It states:

“The charter is an initiative of the Stern editor, Hans-Ulrich Joerges, Ms Reding and other editors-in-chief of European newspapers and originated during a discussion between the commission and the newspapers in 2007.”

Full story at this link…

(via EJC)