European Parliament’s rule of law report: ‘We shouldn’t lose sight of Malta’
Rapporteur Sophie in’t Veld (Renew Netherlands) had firm words
Report: Malta’s influence in the European Parliament considerable despite delegation size
Despite having the smallest number of representatives in the
Disinformation Watch: ‘Rage farming’, a new word for an old trick
The language used by Prime Minister Robert Abela has
Frontex shared coordinates with Libyan Coastguard over 2000 times, investigation finds
The European Union’s border agency Frontex has shared the
Disinformation Watch: Caution, unemployment statistics ahead
When the EU Commission published an infographic on unemployment
Malta still without comprehensive media literacy policy
Malta still lacks a comprehensive media literacy policy or
Disinformation one of the biggest threats to democracies in 2024 – WEF Report
Emotionally charged language, personal attacks, false comparisons, and deliberate
Malta retains all-time lowest score on Corruption Perception Index
Malta’s standing on Transparency International’s 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index
EU Parliament and Council reach provisional deal to revise human trafficking rules
Negotiators from the European Parliament and the European Council
Goverment still refusing to detail payments to Saviour Balzan despite The Shift winning all cases
The Maltese Labour Party government is ignoring scores of
Concerns about independent media joining political propaganda outlets
The recent establishment of the Association of Media Owners
The Shift’s top stories of 2023
Aqra dan l-artiklu bil-Malti. Even as a small community-funded
Beyond the stories: The Shift’s work inside and outside the newsroom
Aqra dan l-artiklu bil-Malti. This year, The Shift has
Number of journalists killed because of their work lowest since 2002 – RSF
The number of journalists killed in connection with their
IDPC tribunal rules in favour of the Shift, throws out remaining FOI appeals
The Maltese government has lost the remaining appeals it
Latest global tax evasion report highlights positive changes, setbacks and unaddressed issues
Based on unprecedented international collaboration involving more than 100
NSO: Increase in people seeking domestic violence support services in 2022
The latest data from the National Statistics Office (NSO)
MEPs, member states reach deal on anti-SLAPP legislation
The European Parliament and member states have reached a
Key information about FOI Act omitted in letter to Council of Europe
Justice Minister Jonathan Attard sent a letter to the
Spanish presidency note hints at final form of EMFA
As the European Media Freedom Act (EMFA) is now
Family, activists mark one-year anniversary of Bernice Cassar’s murder
Family and friends of Bernice Cassar, murdered one year
Student pilots launch petition to challenge flight training restrictions
Student pilots from various local flight schools have launched
Latest NSO data shows dip in Maltese students enrolled in tertiary education 
Although Maltese students constituted the majority of enrolments at
Significance of SLAPP conference in Malta highlights journalists’ struggle, legacy
As European institutions tussle over the scope and reach
European Parliament reiterates its position on the lack of protection of journalists in Malta
European Parliament members have once again called on the
Press freedom organisations call on government to protect the press in Malta
On the sixth anniversary of the assassination of journalist
International experts to join The Shift for SLAPP conference
A conference organised by The Shift and supported by
Press freedom credentials on display as PBS files complaint with police against Repubblika president
The management at Malta’s public broadcaster (PBS) has filed
It is so transparent that it can’t be seen
On 28 September, the United Nations and other international
Joseph Muscat claims no need to inform the European Commission of Electrogas’ Security of Supply Agreement
During his fourth appearance before the Public Accounts Committee,

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