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Independent publishes 'censored' edition

The St Helena Independent has been published with a section removed and replaced with the word ‘censored’.

It followed an extraordinary legal manoeuvre by St Helena Government to block publication of a sensitive story. 156 more words

St Helena

Breaking: Oktovianus Pogau, West Papuan Journalist, dies.

Editorial

by West Papua Media Editors

February 1, 2016

Rest In Peace Oktovianus Pogau.

WEST PAPUA MEDIA INVITES FRIENDS OF OKTO TO SHARE THEIR STORIES OF HIM WITH US, EITHER IN THE COMMENTS BELOW, OR AS A SEPARATE TRIBUTE PIECE.  688 more words

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Scottish law 'back door for libel' say campaigners

The new “serious harm” test for libel in England and Wales has discouraged frivolous claims, say campaigners: but with the Scottish Parliament refusing to adopt most reforms in the 2013 Defamation Act, Scotland is now being used as a back door for libel action, they say. 14 more words

Defamation

2015: mes op de keel van onafhankelijke journalistiek

De jaarwisseling is traditioneel aanleiding voor lijstjes. De donkerste dagen van het jaar zijn kennelijk geschikt om de balans op te maken. Van de beste oliebollenbakkers van het AD, de Top 2000 van Radio 2, tot de landen die in de ogen van… 1,371 more words

Freedom

Two journalists arrested for story on intelligence trucks bound for Syria

Daily Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Can Dündar is seen being transferred to Istanbul’s Silivri prison AA photo

Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Can Dündar and the daily’s Ankara Bureau Chief Erdem Gül were arrested Nov. 447 more words

An alternative for Hungary: The liberal way forward

Hungary, once a beacon of liberal hope in Central Europe, has since moved in the wrong direction. The government of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has curtailed media freedom in the country, while also undermining opposition access to political advertisement in the course of political campaigns. 782 more words

EU Agenda

Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the OAS hears NGO’s concerns about media concentration

25 November 2015 / By Silvia Higuera, Journalism in the Americas Blog

At a conference in Bogotá, Colombia, the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Edison Lanza, talked with representatives of various international organizations concerned with media concentration in the Americas. 1,212 more words

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