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Ahead of event on the protection of journalism in international law Sara Torsner discusses a civil-legal approach to understanding attacks on journalism

Amongst the many aspects of jurisprudence, legal practice and the extant range of institutional forms the law occupies, there is the often overlooked sociological fact that the law is (amongst these many other things) a civil institution concerned with regulating and protecting civil and associative life.

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CFOM Panel on “Seen and Unseen Barriers to Media Freedom” on 14 November during International Journalism Week 2019

The CFOM Panel session, moderated by CFOM International Director William Horsley, was flagged as an event marking International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. The session was organised under the auspices of the UNESCO Chair in Media Freedom, Safety of Journalists and the Issue of impunity in the presence of the Chairholder, Professor Jackie Harrison, who heads the Department of Journalism Studies.

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