World Association of News Publishers


press freedom

The Free Press Initiative (FPI) met with Information and Broadcasting Minister, Honourable Dora Siliya, last week to present a position paper based on findings from a survey commissioned with support from the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), to ascertain how media houses, as business entities, were surviving in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-08-25 15:03

The #HoldTheLine Coalition demands the Philippines authorities drop a barrage of bogus tax and foreign ownership cases against internationally celebrated journalist Maria Ressa and Rappler - the news organisation she founded.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-07-21 09:08

Contempt of court hearings are set to take place on 13th July against online news portal Malaysiakini and its editor-in-chief, Steven Gan, in relation to user comments posted on an article that were deemed "an unwarranted attack" against the judiciary.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-07-07 12:11

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-07-07 12:01

Prominent Filipino journalist Maria Ressa has been found guilty of cyber libel in a case widely condemned as politically motivated. She has 15 days to appeal the decision but risks spending up to six years in prison.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-06-15 07:15

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-06-12 11:48

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-06-01 10:34

WAN-IFRA joined over 150 human rights organisations to call on the Houthis to immediately overturn death sentences handed down to four journalists in April 2020 after they were found guilty on charges of “spying” and “spreading false news.”

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-05-13 16:19

Good journalism is made for times such as these. Good journalists have ensured our leaders remain accountable, their policies are scrutinized, and their promises will be kept in check as we navigate the coming months and a cautious return to optimism.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-04-30 19:16

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