August 5th, 2015 | by EJC
Jordan requires news websites to register with the government and be headed by an editor who is a member of the journalists' syndicate. Depending on which side of this controversial measure you stand on, the provision of the Press and Publications law is either a bold move to improve professionalism in the burgeoning online media, or a not-so-subtle effort to strengthen political control over what is reported - and by whom
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
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.).