Category : Media Freedom
Media freedom is under threat worldwide. Journalists are threatened, jailed and even killed simply for doing their job.
Index on Censorship documents threats to media freedom in Europe via a unique monitoring project and campaigns against laws that stifle journalists’ work. We also publish an award-winning magazine featuring work by and about censored journalists. Learn more.
Ireland’s media ownership concentration breeds pessimism
While media observers routinely identify Ireland’s lack of plurality in media ownership, which is among the most highly concentrated in Europe, as a significant concern, there’s considerable disagreement on how to tackle the issue.
Groups urge Ukraine to ensure thorough investigation in killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet
On the first anniversary of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet, Index on Censorship joined Article 19, Association of European Journalists, Committee to Protect Journalists, European Federation of Journalists, International Federation of Journalists, International Press Institute, International News Safety Institute and Reporters Sans Frontieres in urging the Ukrainian president to ensure an effective investigation of the crime.