media freedom

Shutdowns, layoffs and court cases: The clampdown on independent media in the Philippines continues

The ongoing repression of independent media in the Philippines is proving disastrous at a time when trusted and timely news is needed more than ever.

Press Freedom digital safety

Independent media and press freedom take another hit in Hungary as Index editor is fired

The country, whose government is credited with inspiring media capture across Europe, has received yet another blow to its press freedom.

ABS-CBN

Independent media in grave danger in the Philippines

The shutdown of ABS-CBN and the conviction of Maria Ressa are direct attacks on independent media and a huge blow to press freedom in the Philippines.

Al Jazeera

Insight | Facebook “state controlled” labels could ensnare public broadcasters

Facebook for more than a month now has been quietly examining media organizations to determine whether to affix a label of “state control” to their Facebook pages, an initiative the platform first announced in late October.