Tag Archives: Freedom of Speech

How has the journalism industry been affected by ‘new media’?

Publishers such as Rupert Murdoch have complained that new media companies, such as Google, Facebook and Twitter, represent not only a threat to their businesses, but also a threat to press freedom itself. New media receives several criticisms, from commercial gripes to concern over algorithms and the removal of content for various reasons. Despite this, […]

Freedom of Speech Must be Defended

On the 11th anniversary of the September 11¬†attacks in New York and Washington, riots erupted across the Middle East in response to an obscure, poorly made film produced in the U.S. called ‘Innocence of Muslims’, depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a power-hungry warmonger, womaniser and child molester. The film has led to an extremely contentious […]