‘Unity in Adversity’ and the Pariah Island
It has been described as a bloodied silver lining
UPDATED: Maltese government defiant on ending passport sales to Russians as pressure increases
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Political leaders, journalists and press freedom organisations on Monday
Stream of congratulations for Roberta Metsola, European parliament’s new president
After a plenary session which saw Maltese MEP and
Roberta Metsola secures European Parliament presidency in landslide victory
Securing 67% of all votes, Roberta Metsola became the
Defamation law in the hands of ‘malicious parties’ is chilling for journalists – OSCE
The use of criminal and civil lawsuits against journalists
Metsola for President? Activate rent-a-mob!
Later today, a meeting of the 178 MEPs of
SLAPPs are misuse of justice systems aimed at intimidation of journalists, EP report says
Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation constitute a misuse of
Ambitious timeline for EU anti-SLAPP directive
An ambitious timeline has been set for the introduction
Truth is the enemy
“The PN turned the European Parliament against Malta with
‘When journalism is threatened, democracy is at stake’
As the world marks Press Freedom Day, several organisations,
It’s all Roberta Metsola’s fault
It’s all Roberta Metsola’s fault. The European Commission is
Wash, rinse, repeat
When The Shift started monitoring government disinformation tactics in
Angry? Get in line please
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Public outrage at Mario Philip Azzopardi after vilification of MEP
Updated with Minister for Culture and Arts Jose Herrera’s
Role of Steward Healthcare questioned again in light of pre-fabricated hospital
The announcement of a government call for a pre-fabricated
EU committees vote to provide clear information on green investments
The European Parliament committees passed a joint vote on
Maltese journalists told MEPs they fear for their safety
Maltese journalists from six independent media houses told a
Against all odds
Posters, affixed to the closed doors of Nationalist Party
Defenders, deniers, traitors, avoiders: MEP candidates on press freedom
MEP candidates agree that press freedom and the rule
Can you locate Rwanda on a map? It’s one of those countries trouncing Malta on women in parliament
Well designed gender quotas lead to significantly more women
Disinformation Watch #31: On calls for votes for those who ‘love the country’
For anyone “to come here and give the impression
Fake news portal behind attack on MEP Ana Gomes
The source of allegations on Socialist MEP Ana Gomes
New beginnings, same old outcomes
PN leader Adrian Delia’s promised ‘New Way’ has seen
Roberta Metsola to lead new EU borders law
Maltese MEP Roberta Metsola has been tasked by the
MEPs note Maltese authorities’ reluctance to launch investigations
MEPs investigating the rule of law in Malta fear
Hungary vote: ‘Politics of hope over the politics of fear’
The Dutch MEP who spearheaded the report that triggered

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