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AFP to highlight 'less intrusive' approach in new press freedom submission

Australian federal police to tell inquiry it will heed ministerial direction to consider value of a free and open pressThe Australian federal police will make a second submission to federal parliament’s press freedom inquiry as part of efforts to draw a line over controversy triggered by raids... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-29 07:15:29 UTC ]
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AFP say safeguards on warrants for media raids would undermine investigations

Inquiry told leaks to media can have ‘catastrophic’ consequences and federal police’s independence and press freedom are not ‘inherently in conflict’The Australian federal police has pushed back against calls for greater safeguards on the issue of warrants that interfere with press freedom,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-31 07:30:13 UTC ]
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Katharine Viner: in turbulent times, we need good journalism more than ever

Solving challenges around trust, diversity and press freedom are key to safeguarding democracy, says Guardian and Observer editor-in-chief• Read the full speech: A mission for journalism in a time of crisis Facebook has become the most powerful publisher in history by replacing editors with... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bangladeshi editor who faced 83 lawsuits says press freedom under threat

The Awami League-controlled government has charged and jailed journalists using vague new laws Mahfuz Anam still laughs at the size of the damages claims he was landed with last year. “It amounted to about US $8bn [£6.2bn],” the editor of Bangladesh’s Daily Star newspaper said. “I’m in the realm... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alan Moses launches defence of Ipso in a trenchant and witty lecture

Chairman argues that negotiations with publishers led to ‘substantial changes’ to the regulator’s rules that have helped to achieve ‘effective regulation’Sir Alan Moses made a trenchant, and often witty, defence of his role as chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Press freedom groups urge David Cameron to lay off The Guardian

A group of the world's leading press freedom bodies is calling on prime minister David Cameron to distance himself from the investigation into The Guardian over the leaks by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.The seven organisations also want Cameron to urge parliament to repeal the statute... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World's Press Calls on Established Democracies to Better Protect Freedom of Expression

Following recent attacks on press freedom in the United States, France, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has called on all governments to recognise that freedom of the press is ess ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World’s Press Calls for Withdrawal of Proposed Royal Charter

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have appealed to the British government to rethink statutory regulation that threatens more than 300 years of press freedom in the UK. In a letter to Prim ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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