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#Press Freedom

From TheJournal.ie Met Police responds to criticism in wake of warning media not to publish leaked memos Kim Darroch

Met Police responds to criticism in wake of warning media not to publish leaked memos

“Do you have any comprehension of a free society? This isn’t Russia,” the Sunday Times editor said in response.

From TheJournal.ie Loughinisland journalists: It's still surreal to think we were arrested in Northern Ireland for a documentary Press Freedom

Loughinisland journalists: It's still surreal to think we were arrested in Northern Ireland for a documentary

“Police officers were going through our computers, and taking documents that were completely unrelated to the film.”

From TheJournal.ie Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar for 500 days have been released Press Freedom

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar for 500 days have been released

Last month the pair was handed the prestigious Pulitzer prize for their work.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland warned its highly concentrated media ownership is 'single largest threat to press freedom' Reporters Without Borders

Ireland warned its highly concentrated media ownership is 'single largest threat to press freedom'

Ireland ranked 15th in the 2019 Press Freedom Index.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland is now the 18th-least corrupt country in the world but there's work to be done Opinion

Column: Ireland is now the 18th-least corrupt country in the world but there's work to be done

The report recommends that Ireland should aim to restore public trust in the Gardai, work towards improving press freedom and tackle foreign bribery, write Robert Gillanders and Michael Breen.

From TheJournal.ie CNN sues Donald Trump over journalist being barred from White House Press Freedom

CNN sues Donald Trump over journalist being barred from White House

The White House has said it will vigorously defend itself against the lawsuit.

From TheJournal.ie NUJ calls on Simon Coveney to raise journalists’ arrests with British government Loughinisland Documentary

NUJ calls on Simon Coveney to raise journalists’ arrests with British government

The journalists were arrested over the suspected theft of documents used in a documentary re-examining the 1994 murders.

From TheJournal.ie 'An attack on the press': Journalists released after arrest over theft of Loughinisland massacre documents Press Freedom

'An attack on the press': Journalists released after arrest over theft of Loughinisland massacre documents

The investigation centres on the suspected theft of documents used in the No Stone Unturned documentary re-examining the 1994 murders.

From TheJournal.ie 'Trump's comments may increase risk of violence against journalists' - UN expert Press Freedom

'Trump's comments may increase risk of violence against journalists' - UN expert

The US president has made frequent attacks on the media, and consistently accused them of being biased.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has slipped down in press freedom rankings because of concentrated ownership and defamation costs Press Freedom
From TheJournal.ie 'Highly concentrated' media ownership sees Ireland slip down press freedom rankings I Read The News Today

'Highly concentrated' media ownership sees Ireland slip down press freedom rankings

The study sees the country drop from ninth last year to 14th this year.

From TheJournal.ie 'We will not surrender': Outrage as editor of Turkish newspaper arrested Press Freedom

'We will not surrender': Outrage as editor of Turkish newspaper arrested

Murat Sabuncu has been accused of “legitimising” the attempted putsch earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper Press Freedom This post contains videos

Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper

Police have used teargas on protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Australian gagging order has major implications for press freedom Censorship

Opinion: Australian gagging order has major implications for press freedom

A censorship order sought and secured by the Australian government sets a precedent for all common law countries – including Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Right to be forgotten' ruling opens a legal and ethical Pandora's box Right To Be Forgotten

Opinion: 'Right to be forgotten' ruling opens a legal and ethical Pandora's box

The ECJ ruling is a godsend for criminals who want to scrub their record clean – and sets a worrying precedent for empowering governments to act beyond their borders.

From TheJournal.ie Guess where Ireland ranks in the world in terms of press freedom... Free Speech

Guess where Ireland ranks in the world in terms of press freedom...

Hint: We’re doing better than countries like China and North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed Mayo

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed

The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.

From TheJournal.ie China has blocked its citizens from reading the Guardian Censorship

China has blocked its citizens from reading the Guardian

It is not clear why the move was taken as there has been little written about the country in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie The Guardian's former investigations editor to discuss press freedom with VinB Press Freedom

The Guardian's former investigations editor to discuss press freedom with VinB

David Leigh retired last April and his illustrious career included a 1995 TV documentary which led to the jailing of a former defence minister.

From TheJournal.ie Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries Press Freedom

Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries

There has been condemnation of the threats against the two unidentified journalists who are based in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie World Press Freedom Day: Syria now most dangerous place for journalists Press Freedom

World Press Freedom Day: Syria now most dangerous place for journalists

It’s believed that 36 journalists have been killed there since 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland ranks 15th on latest global Press Freedom Index Press Freedom

Ireland ranks 15th on latest global Press Freedom Index

Reporters Without Borders says Finland has the greatest press freedom, while Eritrea remains at the bottom.

From TheJournal.ie Burma to allow daily private newspapers Burma

Burma to allow daily private newspapers

It will be the first time since 1964 that non-state media will be allowed to publish news in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Rain, post offices and skyscrapers: the week in statistics Prime Numbers

Rain, post offices and skyscrapers: the week in statistics

Plus: Where does Ireland rank in the world press freedom index – and how many people are visiting Ireland this year?

From TheJournal.ie Column: On World Press Freedom Day, Ireland can stand proud Opinion

Column: On World Press Freedom Day, Ireland can stand proud

We might moan about the press – but Irish media consumers are among the world’s luckiest, writes Ross McCarthy.

From TheJournal.ie 'Vital' role of journalists stressed ahead of World Press Freedom Day Press Freedom

'Vital' role of journalists stressed ahead of World Press Freedom Day

The National Union of Journalists and Amnesty International Ireland joined together today to remember journalists who have been killed during the course of their work.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter launches stinging attack on 'contrived' journalism Press Freedom

Shatter launches stinging attack on 'contrived' journalism

The minister for justice tells a Seanad debate that some journalists omit important facts in order to scandalise the public.

From TheJournal.ie NYPD blocks journalist from covering Occupy protest Occupy Wall Street This post contains videos

NYPD blocks journalist from covering Occupy protest

New York Times photojournalist Robert Stolarik was pushed by police and repeatedly blocked from covering a protest at the World Financial Centre Plaza.

From TheJournal.ie Careful what you write: Court imposes $40m fine after journalist libels president Ecuador

Careful what you write: Court imposes $40m fine after journalist libels president

A journalist at El Universo wrote a column about Ecuador president Rafael Correa which has proved very costly.

From TheJournal.ie Two Turkish soldiers jailed in connection with journalist's death Turkey

Two Turkish soldiers jailed in connection with journalist's death

The soldiers have been found guilty of ignoring information that may have helped to prevent the murder of a prominent ethnic Armenian journalist in 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Digital censorship grows as media moves online Online Media

Digital censorship grows as media moves online

An NGO to protect journalists has said that 69 online journalists have been jailed since December – representing almost half of all reporters imprisoned worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie Ten arrested after Turkish police crack down on journalists Turkey

Ten arrested after Turkish police crack down on journalists

Ten people, mostly journalists, have been arrested in Turkey in a crackdown on an alleged network accused of conspiring to topple the country’s government.

From TheJournal.ie Turkish journalist faces 79 years in prison Turkey

Turkish journalist faces 79 years in prison

Media groups have appealed to the Turkish prime minister to revise the laws threatening press freedom.

From TheJournal.ie Trump has journalists arrested at his Scottish golf course site

Trump has journalists arrested at his Scottish golf course site

The arrest of two journalists carries important implications for press freedom, says Britain’s Nation Union of Journalists.