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NUJ expresses grave concern
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NUJ expresses grave concern

The NUJ has expressed grave concern at a report of the PSNI Chief Constable regarding the use of covert powers against journalists and lawyers.

12/06/2024

SoE responds to pledge
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SoE responds to pledge

Society of Editors has responded to the Liberal Democrat Manifesto pledge to proceed with Leveson 2.

11/06/2024

SoE heralds overturning of law
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SoE heralds overturning of law

The Society of Editors has heralded the overturning of Northern Ireland anonymity law as a “huge victory” for press freedom.

04/06/2024

Italy: IFJ signs call to protect media freedom
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Italy: IFJ signs call to protect media freedom

The International and European Federation of Journalists join other media freedom organisations in demanding press freedom protection in Italy.

28/05/2024

SoE to seek assurances
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SoE to seek assurances

The Society of Editors says it is to seek press freedom assurances as PM calls snap general election.

24/05/2024

PA Media launches ‘Election Check 24’
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PA Media launches ‘Election Check 24’

PA Media says the dedicated fact-checking service will run with support from the Google News Initiative.

24/05/2024

CPJ urges urgent repeal of Section 40
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CPJ urges urgent repeal of Section 40

Section 40 repeal cannot come soon enough says CPJ and international press freedom organisations.

22/05/2024

SoE expresses alarm
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SoE expresses alarm

The Society of Editors says it is alarmed by reports that PSNI routinely accessed phone data of ‘troublemaker’ journalists.

14/05/2024

Journalists' safety tracker to monitor SLAPPS
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Journalists' safety tracker to monitor SLAPPS

NUJ reveals aim to gather more data about incidents of 'lawfare'.

10/05/2024

Culture Secretary calls on public
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Culture Secretary calls on public

Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer has called on the public to buy local and national newspapers in support of the industry’s “brilliant reporters shining a light on the good and the bad.”

07/05/2024

SoE calls for protections for journalists
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SoE calls for protections for journalists

The Society of Editors has called for the protection of all journalists following the “unprecedented” number of reporters and media workers who have lost their lives during the ongoing Israel and Hamas conflict.

07/05/2024

Not North Korea, but not Norway either
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Not North Korea, but not Norway either

A recent report paints a disturbing picture of media freedom being threatened in some EU countries.

By James Evelegh  |  02/05/2024

Prime Minister warns of cancel culture
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Prime Minister warns of cancel culture

The Prime Minister has warned of the ‘chilling effect’ of cancel culture at the Society of Editors conference.

02/05/2024

NUJ warns against new law
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NUJ warns against new law

The NUJ has warned against the closure of Al Jazeera and other international media outlets, following passage of a bill by the Israeli government banning broadcasting of foreign media over threats to national security.

08/04/2024

SoE backs Magistrates’ Association calls
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SoE backs Magistrates’ Association calls

The Society of Editors has backed calls for journalists to be granted access to Single Justice Procedure sittings.

27/03/2024

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