Category : BBC

Confronting SLAPP suits: Don’t let them silence you

alt informationAs part of our work on media freedom, Index on Censorship is launching a campaign to raise awareness among journalists and activists about the increasing use of legal threats as a means of silencing critics and investigative reporting.

BBC Newshour presenter and CEO of Serpentine Galleries to judge international freedom of expression awards

alt informationIndex on Censorship is proud to announce that long-time BBC reporter Razia Iqbal and CEO of the world famous Serpentine Galleries Yana Peel will join a panel of judges to decide the 2018 Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship winners.

Labour Party conference: No place for a free press

alt informationDuring the Labour Party conference, the BBC political editor required bodyguards while two other journalists were barred from entering

#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