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Do crime writers tell us more truths than travel writers?

alt informationCrime writers have less to lose than travel writers in describing the underside of holiday spots, argues Rachael Jolley.

Águila legal

alt informationEx director de la fiscalía pública de Inglaterra y Gales, y recién investido como caballero, Sir Keir Starmer habla del derecho a ofender, de los retos legislativos de las redes sociales y de la protección de informantes con Rachael Jolley, editora de Index

Why nations want to make your past disappear

alt informationManipulating history is part of the political playbook right now, Rachael Jolley argues

Editorial: Poor excuses for not protecting protest

alt informationFifty years after 1968, the year of protests, increasing attacks on the right to assembly must be addressed

Editorial: Talking shop

alt informationThe number of people listening to radio stations is on the rise, and with the arrival of podcasting this old form of media is having a rebirth.

Editorial: Laughter tracked

alt informationA country's sense of humour is a nebulous thing. But when it starts to disappear, something serious is afoot.

Editorial: Fact-filled future?

alt informationThe “now” generation’s thirst for instant news is squeezing out good journalism. We need an attitude change to secure its survival

If another country had a press law like Section 40, Britain would condemn it for persecuting journalists

alt informationFor years Index of Censorship has monitored state interference in news reporting, from the authoritarian Chile in 1970s to North Korea today.

Anonymity: worth defending

alt informationWhy does it matter? Why don’t we just ban it or make it illegal if it can be used for all these harmful purposes?

Risky business: Journalists around the world under direct attack

alt informationThe truth is in danger. Working with reporters and writers around the world, Index continually hears first-hand stories of the pressures of reporting, and of how journalists are too afraid to write or broadcast because of what might happen next.