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BBC World Service reveals for the first time that 310 of its journalists are working in exile

Ahead of World Press Freedom Day, the BBC is announcing for the first time that over 300 World Service journalists are working in exile.

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Tensions and election prove a test for Taiwan media

Taiwan is in the spotlight ahead of an election amid geopolitical tension and an apparent disinformation campaign.

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Media Freedom in Hong Kong – MFC Statement

Two years after the closure of the Strand News, the members of the Media Freedom Coalition issued a statement on media freedom in Hong Kong.

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Taiwan Plus app banned in China

The English-language service from PTS Taiwan was removed from the Apple App Store in November. It comes amid growing tensions over the media narrative between the two countries.

PMA extremely concerned by arrest and harassment of journalists in China

A BBC journalist was arrested by the police while reporting on protests in China, while an RTS journalist was also threatened. 

RTHK

RTHK’s new head signals broadcaster’s continued decline

The appointment of a senior civil servant to head RTHK shows the revolving door between government and the broadcaster.

PMA: Solomon Islands government must respect broadcaster’s independence

The government has ordered Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation to self-censor and only cover stories that show the country positively.

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Journalist safety: Advice issued ahead of major global sporting events

While quarantine and “social bubbles” have become the new norm for journalists attending international sporting events, there are growing concerns for their safety on the ground ahead of this year’s Winter Olympics and FIFA World Cup.

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Erklärung der ‘Global Task Force for Public Media’ zum Verbot von ‚BBC World News‘ in China

Die ‚Global Task Force for Public Media‘ ist zutiefst beunruhigt über die Entscheidung der Regierung der Volksrepublik China, den Empfang von ‚BBC World News‘ in China zu sperren.

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Statement by the Global Task Force for public media on ban of BBC World News in China

The Global Task Force for public media is deeply concerned by the decision of the government of the People's Republic of China to ban BBC World News from broadcasting in the country.