German Chancellor Angela Merkel used her weekly video podcast on Saturday to appeal for press freedom to be defended — especially during the coronavirus pandemic.… Read more
Paul Caruana Galizia, son of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne who became a journalist as a way of paying tribute to his mother, was named New … Read more
Australian media companies have redacted their front pages to highlight the constraints on media organisations under strict national security legislation.
National mastheads, including The Australian … Read more
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, UK Minister for Human Rights, has said that the current crackdown on journalists across the world is a deep-rooted problem, and … Read more
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the launch of the new Media Freedom Coalition.
Following their landmark Global Conference for … Read more
Russian state-funded news outlets RT and Sputnik have been denied press passes for the inaugural global media freedom conference to be held in London this … Read more
Three-quarters of journalists are concerned about the future of the profession while about three-fifths see declining quality as one of its biggest threats, a … Read more
Special Envoy for Media Freedom Amal Clooney this week addressed Foreign Office ambassadors during the FCO’s annual Leadership Week to talk about her work defending … Read more
In an address to the Foreign Press Association at the Vatican on Saturday, Pope Francis urged journalists to reject fake news and to persevere with … Read more
As the world commemorates World Press Freedom Day, Christophe Deloire, the secretary-general of Reporters Without Borders, proposed that the European Union considers appointing a … Read more
In a large part of the world, journalists are facing increased hostility, but progress in Africa is a sign for hope. That’s according to the … Read more
A Donald Trump tweet seems to suggest that media houses reporting “negative” news about the presidency could have their press credentials forfeited.
“Just reported that, … Read more
Every year, 3 May is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom, to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the … Read more
FREEDOM of expression and media in Malaysia will be further suppressed say rights groups as the country’s parliament debates a ‘fake news’ Bill ahead of … Read more