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soft censorship

ARTICLE 19, International Media Support (IMS) and the World Association of Newspapers and News (WAN-IFRA) have written to the Supreme Court of Mexico to underline the duty of the State to adopt a clear and precise legal framework on public advertising and independence of the media.

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-10-31 10:43

A new report released today by WAN-IFRA, the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), details how the practice of soft censorship is undermining the media industry across Macedonia.

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Andrew Heslop

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2015-12-15 12:05

‘Soft’ censorship is quickening an already serious decline in media independence in Montenegro. This is the conclusion of a new report published today by WAN-IFRA, the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), and the Montenegrin Centre for Civic Education (CCE).

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Andrew Heslop

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2015-11-23 12:16

Soft censorship continues to be a major threat to press freedom and the governments of Hungary, Mexico and Serbia appear unwilling to follow recommendations that would guarantee a non-discriminatory allocation of public funds and government advertising across the media.

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Andrew Heslop

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2015-10-29 16:48

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum appeal for improved physical protections for journalists, an end to censorship and other pressures facing news media as 3 May, World Press Freedom Day marks yet another tragic year for the profession and reveals growing threats to freedoms from new challenges worldwide.

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Andrew Heslop

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2015-04-24 12:18

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Andrew Heslop

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2015-04-14 14:21

A new global report on “soft censorship” warns of increasing threats to independent media posed by official use of financial leverage and regulatory powers to influence reporting and the very viability of media outlets. “Soft Censorship, Hard Impact”, produced by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), details the advance of soft censorship, and urgently calls on governments to fully respect principles of transparent and non-discriminatory state advertising, aid and funding for all media outlets.

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Andrew Heslop

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2014-06-02 16:21

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