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For Juzne Vesti editor, Serbia’s deteriorating media freedom comes as no surprise

For Juzne Vesti editor, Serbia’s deteriorating media freedom comes as no surprise

In just over five years, journalists at the independent news site have been subjected to verbal harassment or death threats 15 times, reports Ilcho Cvetanoski

How exiles are using social media but fear spies listening in

How exiles are using social media but fear spies listening in

Social media is being used innovatively to share news and stories by those that have fled from danger, says Jason DaPonte

How Afghanistan’s female journalists are covering the stories no one else can

How Afghanistan’s female journalists are covering the stories no one else can

The country's female journalists are playing a vital role in society, but threats remain

An attack on free expression is an attack on society, says Peter Greste

An attack on free expression is an attack on society, says Peter Greste

The Al Jazeera journalist recently released after 400 days in Egyptian jail speaks about his time in jail, the campaign for his release and fellow journalists still imprisoned in Egypt

Index Awards 2015: Meet the 17 nominees who fight for free expression

Index Awards 2015: Meet the 17 nominees who fight for free expression

A journalist under 24-hour protection because of his reports into the Italian mafia, an Ecuadorian cartoonist facing prosecution for mocking a congressmen's pay packet, and lawyers who challenged Turkey over its social media ban, are among those shortlisted for the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards

Turkey: Government detains journalists

Turkey: Government detains journalists

On Sunday, December 14, at least 27 people were detained by Turkish police, including journalists, producers and directors of TV shows and police officers. Arrest warrants were issued for at least 31.

Egypt: Regime pushes self-censorship on journalists

Egypt: Regime pushes self-censorship on journalists

The "loyalty pledge" taken by the editors of Egypt's largest newspapers has been seen as unusual even in a country where the media is in lockstep with the regime. Shahira Amin reports

No justice: how impunity silences journalists

No justice: how impunity silences journalists

Ahead of the International Day to End Impunity, journalists from around the world tell Index why impunity is a serious threat to free expression

Padraig Reidy: The Soviet Union may be dead, but Soviet disinformation tactics remain

Padraig Reidy: The Soviet Union may be dead, but Soviet disinformation tactics remain

The Kremlin is playing the same games now as it did in its darkest days. Democrats should be ready to fight back.

Serbian prime minister grilled on press freedom at London event

Serbian prime minister grilled on press freedom at London event

Controversy surrounded Aleksandar Vucic’s Monday night lecture at the London School of Economics

Romania: Audiovisual Council paralysed in middle of election campaign

Romania: Audiovisual Council paralysed in middle of election campaign

As Romania heads into its election season, its television and radio regulator languishes. Zoltan Sipos reports on the trouble ahead

Will the future of journalism make us better informed?

Will the future of journalism make us better informed?

When the subject of the future of journalism is discussed it often turns to whizzy gadgets but the debate about whether the public ends up being better informed happens less often, says editor Rachael Jolley as she introduces the latest Index on Censorship magazine

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