Research Paper Session

Free, independent and pluralistic media based on freedom of information and expression is a core element of a well funtionning democracy. While technology and digital innovations are growing worldwide, giving access to more information, worrying signals of repression and violations of media freedom can be observed in a number of states.

How to ensure today’s tech­nology can support democracy further? What is the environmental impact of digitization and how can we be smart about the way we use it? Should we change our habits, organisations and regulations?