Category : BBC

#IndexAwards2003: Fergal Keane, Outstanding Commitment to Journalism Integrity

alt informationFormer war correspondent and 2003 Freedom of Expression Journalism Award-winner Fergal Keane has continued his commitment to truth in journalism

Mapping Media Freedom: Week in focus

alt informationEach week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the European

BBC appointments process must be clear and transparent

alt informationIn restructuring the governance structure of the British Broadcasting Corporation, it is vital that the government ensures the corporation's independence and role as a public broadcaster not a state broadcaster.

Newsnight: David Aaronovitch debates free speech and universities

alt informationOne of the truly great things about being a student used to be the exposure university life gave you to all sorts of views -- absurd and

Padraig Reidy: Our public conversation is in danger of becoming a public whinge

alt informationIf arguments that counter our own prove more popular, it's not because ours may need rethinking -- no, it is because the world is biased against us

Right to be forgotten: A poor ruling, clumsily implemented

alt informationIn practice, the Court of Justice of the European Union's ruling on the "right to be forgotten" was far too blunt, far too broad brush, and gave far too much power to the search engines to be effective.

Iran’s attacks on the BBC

Staff at the BBC's Persian Service face satellite jamming as well as smear campaigns and intimidation, says World Service Director Peter Horrocks

Index Index – International free speech round up 14/02/13

Index Index - International free speech round up 14/02/13

Index Index – International free speech round up 14/02/13

Index Index - International free speech round up 14/02/13

Index Index – International free speech round up 30/01/13

Index Index - International free speech roundup 30/01/13

Index Index – International free speech roundup 23/01/13

Index Index - International free speech roundup 23/01/13

Statutory regulation of the press will hurt free speech

This article was originally published in The New Statesman Between the Leveson Inquiry and the crisis at the BBC, it seems journalism is all we ever read or hear about these days. These crises are heightened because journalists are, essentially, gossips who like talking about journalists. In this, we’re no different from people in any other […]