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Be careful what you wish for

Several days ago, I reacted to a column I read in The Gleaner by sending a response to the author and the newspaper’s editor. The author responded that he hoped the paper would publish my reply; I’ve not seen it, yet, and I am not worried about that. 844 more words

A Voice from the Grave: Juárez, the Border’s Second Murder City (Armando Rodríguez, EL DIARIO DE JUÁREZ)

This article was first published in El Diario de Juárez on 14 February 2005. It has been translated without permission by the Mexican Journalism Translation Project (MxJTP). 2,461 more words


Article: Press Freedom, Privacy and the Public Sphere

Here’s my article ‘Press Freedom, Privacy and the Public Sphere’, published in Journalism Studies (15.1) in 2014 (first published online in 2013).


Abstract: Taking as its starting point the reduction of the News International phone-hacking scandal to a debate on the balance between privacy and press freedom, this article will argue for the recasting of these rights in terms of their mutual significance for the public sphere. 104 more words

Media Regulation

Book Chapter: Privacy and the Freedom of the Press: A False Dichotomy

Here’s a link to the publisher’s page for Julian Petley’s (ed.) Media and Public Shaming: Drawing the Boundaries of Disclosure (published by I.B. Tauris in 2013), which includes my chapter ‘Privacy and the Freedom of the Press: A False Dichotomy’

Media Regulation

Essay on UK Press Regulation after the Leveson Report

This essay was published as ‘Protecting Press Freedom from the Market: The UK Press after the Leveson Report’ in Truthout (2013)


The Fusun Erdogan Case: “You just be afraid of us”

Last December, I wrote  on the case of  Fusun Erdogan, who was sentences to life imprisonment plus 300 years without the possibility of parole.  Erdogan was convicted of membership in a terrorist organization in a trial criticized by Reporters without Borders and other journalist organizations. 193 more words


“They can't jail us ALL. We're the hundredth Karpal Singh” social media cause

This article was published in The Malaysian Insider on Tuesday, 22 April, 2014.

“They can’t jail us ALL. We’re the hundredth Karpal Singh” social media cause… 858 more words