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Brussels-Belgium - 09 June 2009 -- The (new) European Charter on Freedom of the Press, formulating the main values that public authorities should respect when dealing with journalists, was presented and handed over to EU-Commissioner Viviane REDING (ri), in charge of Information Society and Media, by the initiator of the charter, Hans-Ulrich JÖRGES (le)(Joerges, Jorges), editor-in-chief of the German magazine Stern; seconded by (in the back, left-to-right): Dr. Thilo v. TROTT zu SOLZ, Director Public Affairs & Corporate Responsibility at Gruner & Jahr AG & Co KG; Bascha MIKA, editor-in-chief of taz / 'die tageszeitung' -- Photo: Horst Wagner / eup-images