Category : Jo Glanville

Letter: EU must not ignore collapse of media freedom in Turkey

alt informationIndex and international press freedom organisations issued a joint letter ahead of the upcoming meeting between EU leaders and Ahmet Davutoğlu, Prime Minister of Turkey, to express concern over the collapse of media freedom in Turkey.

A critical autumn for freedom of speech

After years of campaigning, we have the chance to pass defamation laws that are fit for the 21st century. We cannot miss this opportunity, says Jo Glanville

Soldiers in the fight for the open society need reinforcements

Academics worldwide face economic and political attacks that restrict their freedom to challenge convention, says Jo Glanville

Libel reform is no joke

Comics Dara Ó Briain and Dave Gorman and scientist Professor Brian Cox joined Index and the Libel Reform Campaign at Downing Street to demand a public interest defence in the defamation bill

Why should Amazon be our taste and decency police?

The online retailer has been criticised for profiting from ebooks featuring terror and violence. No one should tell us what to read, says Jo Glanville

Chen Guangcheng knows exile isn’t easy, but it may be his best bet

Even before the internet, dissidents in exile were able to create networks that provided a lifeline to those back home, writes Index editor Jo Glanville

Index privacy debate: replay

Listen to Max Mosley, Hugh Tomlinson QC, Suzanne Moore and David Price QC debating privacy, free speech and a feral press at Index on Censorship event
Report: Are privacy injunctions a necessary evil?

Defining bona fide protest

Jo Glanville responds: Narrow definitions of a bona fide protester smack of Victorian ideals of the deserving poor --- Index defends everyone's right to protest

Brett Lock on the white noise of protest

Unanimous backing for real freedom of the press

Aside from exposing the sins of News International, today’s MPs report boosts our campaign for libel reform, writes Jo Glanville This article was first published in the Independent. At the press conference launching the select committee’s report on press standards, privacy and libel, all that anyone wanted to talk about was the News of the […]

This is legal blackmail

Britain’s libel laws are a malign force far beyond just celebrity journalism. Radical reform is overdue, writes Jo Glanville

Modern Liberty: free speech must be for all

The United Nations’ retreat from defending free expression is at odds with the concept of universal rights, says Jo Glanville