Category : Press Council

Louis Blom-Cooper: Leveson Inquiry “a golden opportunity”

As British journalism faces the most significant media public inquiry in a generation, Julian Petley talks to former Press Council chief Louis Blom-Cooper

Jakarta libel case ruling “a win for free speech”

The Jakarta press council have welcomed the Jakarta High Court’s decision to overturn a guilty verdict imposed on a kiosk owner who had been convicted of libel for having written a complaint letter about a property company. Press council member Abdullah Alamudi said that the council was pleased the court had supported freedom of speech. […]

Luxembourg: Seized media documents returned

A judge has ruled seized media documents should be returned to Luxembourg’s Portuguese weekly magazine, Contacto. The documents, surrounding a social services case were seized last week and described as a “blatant breach of protection of sources” and a attack on freedom of the press. Read more here