This article was originally posted here and has been reposted with the permission of the authors. It is time for the European Commission to make sure that the EU lives up to its Charter of Fundamental Rights and the Treaty on European Union (TEU), write Professor Jackie Harrison and Dr Stef Pukallus. Of course there[…]
A new publication from CFOM was released at the end of last year, written by our chair and a member of our research team. The chapter is included in Comparative Perspectives on the Fundamental Freedom of Expression, a book collecting articles form a range of scholars, each with a distinctive perspective on media freedom. the article is[…]
CFOM has completed 3 pilot research studies analysing media reporting on targeted violence against journalists, and perceptions about the public interest importance of such reporting, among media decision-makers, journalism educators, journalism students, and the public. Preliminary findings point to a widespread lack of awareness and understanding of the growing scale and the negative societal effects[…]
31 October 2014 CENTRE FOR FREEDOM OF THE MEDIA (CFOM), UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD, U.K. CFOM PRELIMINARY RESEARCH ON THE NON-REPORTING OF AND THE PUBLIC’S INTEREST IN CRIMES AGAINST JOURNALISTS AND THE ISSUE OF IMPUNITY (SUMMARY). (Read as PDF file) Professor Jackie Harrison and Dr Stefanie Pukallus 2012 was the deadliest year for journalists so[…]
As journalists and other citizens in the UK await the recommendations of the Leveson inquiry, journalism lecturer Tony Harcup argues that a crucial freedom for journalists is the freedom to say ‘No’ to an unethical instruction. In this edited extract of a chapter in the book The Phone Hacking Scandal*, he explains why.
Council of Europe ministers, at a conference on media issues in Reykjavik on May 29, passed a Resolution which for the first time commits them to review national anti-terrorism laws and practices on a regular basis to ensure that they are consistent with Council of Europe standards guaranteeing the right to freedom of expression and[…]