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Censorship in Polish public radio sparks debate about media freedom

A debate about media freedom and the role of public media has been sparked in Poland after a public radio station removed a chart-topping anti-government song from its website. 

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Media freedom crisis in Tanzania

Rampant self-censorship, the shutdown of media outlets and repressive media laws continue to intensify in Tanzania.

Haiti

Focus on PSM | Haiti

Despite a pluralistic media environment and recent gains for improved media freedom, Haiti struggles with a lack of secure independent media outlets and protections for journalists. Here we explore the country's provisions for effective public interest journalism. 

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Media in Pakistan facing clampdown ahead of elections

Journalists and media houses are facing an unprecedented level of threats and restrictions,  which have been intensifying ahead of the country’s elections later this month.

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Focus on PSM | Slovakia

Threats to media freedom and attacks on the media have become increasingly frequent across Slovakia over the past year.

Focus on PSM | Hong Kong

Hong Kong's media landscape has been in the limelight throughout the summer due to controversial decisions, censorship complaints and hints of tighter control by the mainland.

RTHK files complaints against censorship after rescheduled show

Hong Kong’s public broadcaster denounces censorship after one of its satirical programmes was pulled at the last minute to be replaced by the Chinese Presidents speech.

EBC employees on strike over censorship complaints

EBC employees join a general strike to protest against the company’s tight control and to defend freedom of expression.

Update: What’s going on at SABC?

An update on the current state of affairs at the South African broadcaster.

Court order stops SABC from enforcing censorship decision

A court bid by The Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) against the SABC succeeds in what has been a tumultuous and highly controversial period for South Africa’s public broadcaster.