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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Dark clouds gather over press freedom in Europe

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World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed

Denouncing 'systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties. The post World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Oxford University Press Puts Its Full ‘World Classics’ List Online

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‘On the Suffering of the World’ sounds depressing, but perhaps it is a call to action, too

A collection of works by the 19th-century philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer takes on new meaning today. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Democracy under siege—and the press, too

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Emmanuel Macron’s press-freedom hypocrisy 

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Parliamentary committee launches inquiry into freedom of expression

The UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights has opened an inquiry into the issue of freedom of expression, in part seeking to address if hate speech law is in need of an update. It is inviting interested parties to contribute written evidence by 6th December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The attacks on press freedom in Portland

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Freedom of expression is complex, challenging - and crucial

It feels as if we’re at a critical moment regarding discussion of free expression in the UK and the US. #cancelculture has been trending on Twitter; a letter signed by major literary figures warns of ‘rising censoriousness’; individuals are being stripped of titles and posts. With so much... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Writers and artists call for EU funds to protect European culture

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Bluemoose's Duffy calls for industry fund to support indie presses

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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

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The Tories can’t win without the press. This isn’t how democracy works | Gary Younge

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Democracy is under attack. But how to protect it while Trump is in the White House?

Review of 'Ill Winds" by Larry Diamond and 'The Democracy Fix' by Caroline Fredrickson. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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To Restore Faith in Democracy, The Purple Project Calls on Magazines

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Cressida Cowell backs call to share a story for World Book Day

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