A windfall tax could be levied on tech giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook to pay for public interest journalism, Jeremy Corbyn is expected to announce. The Labour leader will call for radical reform of the media landscape in a speech at the Edinburgh TV Festival.
The Inter American Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression said that increasing violence against journalists and the impunity associated with these crimes are one of the main challenges of the Latin America and Caribbean region.
A new global access to information initiative launched Monday to mark World Press Freedom Day, will test how easy (or not) it is to obtain information from 30 governments on their anti-corruption efforts.
There are 40 names on this year’s list of Predators of Press Freedom—40 politicians, government officials, religious leaders, militias and criminal organizations—that cannot stand the press, treat it as an enemy and directly attack journalists. They are powerful, dangerous, violent and above the law.