Browsing the "Freedom of Speech" Tag

Key Debates On ‘Soft Censorship’

December 16th, 2015 | by EJC

To explore key debates on soft censorship and how it impacts media freedom, CIMA and WAN-IFRA held an online debate on 9 December 2015. Valeria Sinden summarised the discussion


Critical Media Under Fire In Serbia

November 24th, 2015 | by EJC

Restrictions on media freedom are becoming more and more common in Serbia. Dragan Janjić interviewed Vukašin Obradović, president of the Association of Independent Journalists of Serbia, to find out more


Journalists Stand For Election In Ukraine

October 9th, 2014 | by EJC

A record number of journalists in Ukraine are planning to stand for parliament in the country’s forthcoming election, saying that “transforming the system from within” will be more effective than simply criticising politicians. But public reaction to the news that at least 12 journalists have joined election lists, has been mixed


Propping Up Professional Journalism In Times Of Transition

January 28th, 2014 | by EJC

Stimulating meaningful debate; conveying complex information and opposing opinions; uncovering corruption and abuse of power. Journalists have no shortage of professional obligations. But can they really be expected to live up to them in the face of violent, political transition


First Grenada, Now Jamaica, And Next…?

January 13th, 2014 | by EJC

IPI and its regional partner, the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM), are currently leading a campaign to abolish defamation as a criminal offence in the Caribbean. Scott Griffen recounts progress and the road ahead


A Regional Approach To Journalists’ Safety

December 2nd, 2013 | by EJC

Every day around the world, untold numbers of journalists are threatened and have their phones and computers hacked. These journalists and their colleagues live in a state of constant pressure and psychological stress. As an effort to address this problem, IREX launched a pilot project in 2013, Supporting Access to Free Expression (S.A.F.E.).



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