Red herrings and smokescreens
A couple of days ago, after the news broke
620 attacks on journalists during pandemic signals worsening global climate for the press
The COVID-19 pandemic proved to be a significant challenge
The democracy of knowledge
If you have never read Alexis de Tocqueville’s ‘Democracy
Decree in Yorgen Fenech case has chilling effect on freedom of expression
Last Monday’s decree handed down by magistrate Rachel Montebello
‘No EU funds for government-controlled media or political propaganda’ – MEPs
Media freedom in Europe has declined MEPs deplore harassment
‘Je suis Charlie’ my foot
It is with great dismay that The Shift team
European Parliament to award Daphne Caruana Galizia prize for journalism
The European Parliament will be awarding The Daphne Caruana
Breaking news shouldn’t break us
“It is institutions that help preserve decency. They need
The corrupt, the greedy and the dupes
We now know how the public broadcaster, PBS, colluded
Trouble with the truth
Every time new findings are exposed and the authorities
Broadcasting Authority ruling makes perverse situation worse
A ruling by the Broadcasting Authority (BA) this week
New media law is good news for Maltese public
An amendment floated on Monday by Minister Carmelo Abela
Věra Jourová stresses importance of journalism amid COVID-19 ‘infodemic’
The unprecedented “infodemic” that emerged during the pandemic has
Over 20 press freedom NGOs present rule of law recommendations to Commission
The European Commission must effectively capture the challenges that
Calls for Keith Schembri’s resignation after withdrawal of libel case on 17 Black
The Opposition and civil society organisations have called for
Breaking their rules – Megan Mallia
Guest commentary by Megan Mallia, niece of assassinated journalist
WATCH: When the State whips up a cycle of hate against its critics
Daphne Caruana Galizia had been a target of hate
Malta’s ally: Report on censorship, control by China beyond its borders
China is going to great lengths to create a
Dangerous liaisons and the news
A new Reformation is underway in Europe and North
On the journalist’s duty to scrutinise those in power… and their spouses
“Respect for truth and for the right of the
Pravda in the Med
“The Party is always right.” At least, that’s what
‘If the institutions did their job, journalists wouldn’t die’ – Matthew Caruana Galizia
Journalists have to investigate corruption when all else that
Venice Commission report shows ‘Malta is not a functioning democracy’
No country that calls itself a democracy can live
Political ownership of the media must end
The problem with addressing risk factors in the media
Media Pluralism Monitor report notes deterioration in Malta
The lack of political independence of the media is
A country of two truths
One of the most fascinating facets of Maltese society
Politicians need to shoulder responsibility for their words – Jourová
EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourová appealed to politicians to
Government use of “fake news” should stop – UK committee
A British parliamentary committee has recommended that the UK
State-owned media: Abandoning the path of the EU
The problem of State ownership of public broadcasters in