Category : journalism
Anna Politkovskaya: Standing alone
Just before my last trip to Chechnya in mid-September my colleagues at Novaya Gazeta began to receive threats and were told to pass on the message that I shouldn’t go to Chechnya any more. If I did, my life would be in danger. As always, our paper has its ‘own people’ on the general staff and the ministry of defence — people who broadly share our views
Index remembers Anna Politkovskaya
Ahead of the anniversary of her murder, Index has compiled a reading list of articles written for the magazine both by Politkovskaya and about her
1 Nov: Redefining foreign correspondents
For the London Press Club’s monthly social evening, Index on Censorship has teamed up with the Frontline Club to present a discussion examining the changing role of the foreign correspondent
Contents: The unnamed
Former CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson writes on the damage done when her cover was blown, journalist John Lloyd looks at how terrorist attacks have affected surveillance needs worldwide, Bangladeshi blogger Ananya Azad explains why he was forced into exile after violent attacks on secular writers, philosopher Julian Baggini looks at the power of literary aliases through the ages, Edward Lucas shares The Economist's perspective on keeping its writers unnamed
Tim Hetherington’s Infidel exhibition opens in Liverpool
Liverpool John Moores University officially opened its Infidel exhibition, a display of photographs by Tim Hetherington, on Wednesday night. The Liverpool-born photojournalist, who died in Libya under mortar fire in 2011, took the photos during the year he spent embedded with the US Army in Afghanistan’s Korangal Valley while shooting his 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary Restrepo. […]
Turkey’s rising censorship: How did we get here?
The spotlight has been on Turkey following the attempted coup against President Recep Erdogan and the government’s ensuing crackdown on journalists, teachers, judges and soldiers. How did it come to this?
Contents: Danger in truth, truth in danger
Index on Censorship has dedicated its milestone 250th issue to exploring the increasing threats to reporters worldwide. Its special report, Truth in Danger, Danger in Truth: Journalists Under Fire