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One step forward, two steps back
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One step forward, two steps back

What does last week's court ruling in the Arron Banks vs Carole Cadwalladr legal battle tell us about the state of press freedom in the UK?

By James Evelegh  |  25/05/2023

2023 World Press Freedom Index – journalism threatened by fake content industry
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2023 World Press Freedom Index – journalism threatened by fake content industry

The 21st edition of the World Press Freedom Index, compiled annually by Reporters Without Borders, sheds light on major and often radical changes linked to political, social and technological upheavals.

10/05/2023

“Reporting is not a crime”
OPINION

“Reporting is not a crime”

To mark World Press Freedom Day on Wednesday, 3rd May, Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer has written the following op ed.

By Lucy Frazer  |  03/05/2023

SoE celebrates World Press Freedom Day 2023
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SoE celebrates World Press Freedom Day 2023

The Society of Editors is today joining the United Nations, media organisations and worldwide press freedom organisations in celebrating the 30th anniversary of #WorldPressFreedomDay.

03/05/2023

UK denounces detention of Evan Gershkovich
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UK denounces detention of Evan Gershkovich

The UK has joined more than 40 countries denouncing detention of Evan Gershkovich.

21/04/2023

SoE calls for release of journalist
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SoE calls for release of journalist

The Society of Editors has called for the release of journalist Evan Gershkovich in Russia.

04/04/2023

SoE welcomes announcement
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SoE welcomes announcement

Society of Editors has welcomed “long overdue” provisions in draft Media Bill to repeal Section 40 of Crime & Courts Act.

30/03/2023

Society of Editors ‘deeply concerned’
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Society of Editors ‘deeply concerned’

The Society of Editors has said it is ‘deeply concerned’ by proposed changes to the College of Policing’s Media Relations guidance.

22/03/2023

Government moves to reassure media sector
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Government moves to reassure media sector

A Minister has moved to reassure the media sector that journalism critical of the UK government which might “incidentally be capable of assisting a foreign intelligence service” will not be deemed a criminal offence under new regime.

02/03/2023

SoE welcomes partial U-turn by SNP
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SoE welcomes partial U-turn by SNP

The Society of Editors has welcomed a partial U-turn by SNP over media access to leadership hustings.

02/03/2023

Society of Editors condemns SNP decision
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Society of Editors condemns SNP decision

The Society of Editors has condemned a decision by the Scottish National Party (SNP) to bar media access to its upcoming party leadership hustings.

01/03/2023

SoE responds to government
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SoE responds to government

The Society of Editors (SoE) has responded to the introduction by the government this week of amendments to the National Security Bill that ministers claim will “protect journalistic freedoms”.

24/02/2023

SoE warns legislative proposals pose “worrying threat”
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SoE warns legislative proposals pose “worrying threat”

Society of Editors president Kamal Ahmed says alarming legislative proposals pose “worrying threat” to press freedom.

18/01/2023

Global media warns of ‘serious concerns’ with national security bill
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Global media warns of ‘serious concerns’ with national security bill

A coalition representing media from across the world has warned that provisions in the National Security Bill could have a chilling effect on journalism.

12/01/2023

Society welcomes solicitors warning notice on SLAPPs
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Society welcomes solicitors warning notice on SLAPPs

The Society of Editors has welcomed the publication of a warning notice by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

29/11/2022

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