SLAPPs are misuse of justice systems aimed at intimidation of journalists, EP report says
Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation constitute a misuse of
If you can, you must
Doctors are trained to heal.  They have the capability
Red herrings and smokescreens
A couple of days ago, after the news broke
‘Our island is just one theatre in a much larger conflict’
“It took a murder to make me realise that
Freedom of speech top priority for Maltese – Eurobarometer
Malta was one of the top countries in the
‘When a journalist dies, a whole chunk of democracy dies’ – Sandro Ruotolo
Renowned Italian journalist Sandro Ruotolo has condemned the Maltese
Media Freedom Rapporteurs launch joint declaration at London conference
The Media Freedom Rapporteurs of international institutions have come
Worse than Mongolia but better than Germany
One fine February day, eight months before Daphne Caruana
Joseph Muscat’s Haiku
Most European political leaders campaign in poetry, then govern
You can protest, you are free(ish)
“Freedom of the press comes down to this: The
Indictment and arrest of Wikileaks founder ‘a threat to press freedom’
A United Nations expert on torture who visited Wikileaks
‘We won’t forget journalists who have been silenced’ – IPI World Congress
“When journalists are targeted, societies as a whole pay
‘Lack of media freedom is the first sign of a dictatorship’ – Pope Francis
Pope Francis spoke of the “pain” of hearing statistics
The Shift takes part in the RSF 2019 World Press Freedom Index in London
Caroline Muscat, co-founder and editor of The Shift News,
European journalists demand MEP candidates commit to media freedom
The European Federation of Journalists has launched its manifesto
‘Without media freedom there can be no democracy’
In the absence of government action, it is up
Malta government only paying ‘lip service’ to its human rights obligations, UN hears
Leading international press freedom and human rights organisations raised
Son of murdered journalist warns World Economic Forum about harassment
The lack of action on the harassment faced by
When silence means consent
You can easily laugh off taunts levelled at critics
We shall not be led ‘like sheep to the slaughter’
In 1783, one of the founding fathers of the
Speaker’s ruling ‘unilateral censorship of free press’ – Repubblika
Civil society organisation Repubblika expressed it solidarity with The
Public roles and private rants
In an ideal world, you can say whatever you
The Shift News reacts to Speaker’s ruling
The ruling by Speaker Anglu Farrugia in Parliament yesterday
‘Government should not fan the flames of hate and violence’ – Naomi Klein
A year ago the murder of an investigative journalist
Golden Victoria award for Daphne Caruana Galizia and Ján Kuciak
The Association of German Magazine Publishers (VDZ) has honoured
Another little step to stifle press freedom
Xarabank is not the most defensible programme out there.
Mintoff ‘is-Salvatur’ and Joseph ‘il-King’: Political cults and democracy
You would think the Maltese would be more adept
Keeping up appearances
For decades, cartoonists and street artists have exaggerated the
Truth under siege
By obfuscating the very definition of freedom of expression,