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Freedom of the press has always been a pretty reliable litmus test for the state of any democracy. However, as Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project shows
Mapping Media Freedom correspondent Valeria Costa-Kostritsky talks to reporters about the state of ethnic diversity in French journalism
Pressure on Europe’s journalists as they do their jobs saw no let up during the fourth quarter of 2015, according to a survey of verified incidents of violations reported to Index on Censorship’s project Mapping Media Freedom.
On the anniversary of Azerbaijani journalist Seymur Hezi’s sentencing to five years imprisonment for “aggravated hooliganism,” the country
Russia's media freedom has declined under the government of Vladimir Putin. The president and his allies have used a cloak of legislative legitimacy to target
Leading international free expression and press freedom groups condemn government’s refusal to allow supporters to visit pair jailed for their reporting, call for their release
If you want to understand the media environment in Macedonia, the phenomenon of parallel journalists’ organisations is a good place to start.
On 26 August 2015, the musician was banned from entering the UK because of words he had penned for songs released in 2009
Hungary's media outlets are coming under increasing pressure from lawsuits, restrictions on what they can publish and high fees for freedom of information requests
Since October 2015, Index on Censorship's Mapping Media Freedom project has recorded a total of 40 verified violations against press freedom in Ukraine, six of which took place in Crimea.
An audit by Poland's bureau of internal affairs (BSW) has uncovered that two informal press surveillance units of police were set up to monitor journalists
Belarusian authorities were busy in 2015: the government introduced new laws aimed at restricting media outlets and distributors; freelance journalists contributing to foreign media outlets found themselves facing prosecution; and websites publishing material that “may harm the national interests of the Republic of Belarus” were extrajudicially blocked.