Freedom of the press
The UNESCO official website 2019 focuses on the role of the media in the fight against misinformation. These include a book on press freedom and the safety of journalists and other resolutions, papers and resources like, for instance, the World Trends in Freedom of Expression series. The United Nations website has links to related resolutions, reports and committee websites. Find out which country has […]
According to the latest annual report from Reporteurs Sans Frontières which ranks 180 nations worldwide only 24% are rated as having a good level of press freedom, a decline from 26% last year. Criteria measured include: pluralism, media independence, censorship, the legal framework, and infrastructure. Download the full ranking, methodology and report from the website.
Legislative Observatory on Freedom of Expression Latin America launched A special project of the the Center for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information (CELE) Buenos Aires, Argentina, The observatory is a tool for journalists, academics, legislators, and activists to monitor legislative developments and track the impact of internet regulation debates on freedom of […]
2018 is the 25th anniversary and the focus is upon the rule of law. Find out more about the events on the UNESCO official website. These include a book on press freedom and the safety of journalists and other resolutions, papers and resources. The United nations website has links to related resolutions, reports and committee websites. […]
Recently released a new independent tool which is aiming to track press freedom in the USA. It is being supported by key organisations such as the Committee to Protect Journalists and Freedom of the Press Foundation. It provides news and monitoring of incidents impeding the work of journalists ranging from physical assault to legal cases […]
Free access to this archive of lectures, readings and discussions featuring the leading writers and Nobel prize winners in Economics, Science and Peace, social reformers, philosophers and political and artistic revolutionaries from the 1960s onwards. It includes video and audio content on the freedom of the press, censorship, literature and the State and feminism and […]
Check the 2017 ranking from Reporters without Borders. Since 2002 it has been rating level of freedom available to journalists in over 180 nations worldwide. According to its ranking Norway is the greatest! The report also details worrying trends in censorship over the last year. Methodology and previous reports are free to download from the website.