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CATEGORY: Index in the Press
Covid-19 and its challenges for journalists (Monocle)
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Index on Censorship Head of Content explained the problems the Covid-19 pandemic has placed on journalists for...
New legislation could see universities forced to protect freedom of speech (Daily Express)
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Index on Censorship CEO Ruth Smeeth added her thoughts to proposed legislation to protect free speech in UK...
How Covid-19 has provided cover for the silencing of journalists (The Times)
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The global Covid-19 pandemic has been the root cause of some of the most concerning and frightening attacks on...
UK lawyers uneasy about plan to prosecute hate speech at home (The Guardian)
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ruth Smeeth, Index's CEO, explained her criticism of the proposed removal of the "dwelling" privacy exemption...
Hate crime bill: Law would criminalise teatime chats, claim campaigners (Times)
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Index CEO Ruth Smeeth warned of new legislation in Scotland that would "govern what we say to each other over a...
New ‘online harm’ legislation is a threat to free speech (Independent)
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Index on Censorship CEO Ruth Smeeth has voiced her concerns regarding the proposed Online Harms Bill. Smeeth...
A new threat to freedom: Lawsuits (Politico)
An Index report on Slapps is cited in Politico’s piece about the trend of vexatious lawsuits against journalists
Stop deleting our media shows – what we watch shouldn’t be heavily restricted (Independent)
Jemimah Steinfeld, head of content for Index on Censorship, writes in the Independent about the debate around censoring TV comedy
Heavy fines on social networks for not tackling online abuse may have unintended consequences
Index CEO Ruth Smeeth discusses the proposed Online Harms Bill in a virtual session organised by the Board of Deputies after a rise in anti-Semitic attacks
Time ripe for new defence of freedom of speech and debate (The Times)
Ruth Smeeth, newly appointed CEO of Index on Censorship, writes in The Times about the ongoing work of defending freedom of expression and open debate
International media groups denounce Ressa, Santos’ conviction (Rappler)
Editor in chief Rachael Jolley is quoted in Rappler, an online news organisation based in the Philippines, discussing the recent sentencing of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa to up to six years in prison
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