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Timeline: Freedom of Information Laws around the world

Freedom of Information Acts are essential tools for Press Freedom. The first FOIA was enacted in Sweden in 1766 and was also used in Finland. The last country to enact one has been Spain, in December 2014. 25 more words

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Top five investigative journalism websites

Press freedom would not be possible without investigative journalism. Here are the best European investigative journalism websites. They publish in English, so their stories can reach audiences around the world. 344 more words

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Guest post: English PEN on free speech

The Supreme Court gave free speech a boost last week when it handed down its ruling in a case known as MLA v OPO, and lifted an injunction prohibiting publication of an autobiography. 835 more words
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An interview with Bahrain's blogger-activist Ali Abdulemam

In the mid 90s, before social media really existed, web developer Ali Abdulemam created and edited a free speech forum which was later used to facilitate Bahrain’s Arab Spring protests. 1,976 more words

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Goading Dictators and War Criminals: Interview with Allan Nairn 2 of 2

“It’s always hard to have to deal with mass murderers” says Allan. He would know: he’s interviewed more than his fair share. From Major Tito… 995 more words

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I. Post-War Era - Brief Overview

“Never had the press been so free, never had it wielded such power and influence. The government was but recently established and uncertain of its strength.

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Philippine Press History

Azeri President should release seven jailed journalists

In a letter sent today, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) call on Azerbaijan President, Ilham Aliyev, to release all seven journalists who are currently behind bars. 553 more words