Journalist’s detention in Hong Kong raises international concern
An event in London this week focused on the
Ask questions, face the consequence
Karen Gravano, the daughter of a mafia boss, noticed
Call for harder approach to public broadcasting independence, state advertising in new EU law
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has warned
Robert Abela’s Pinocchio problem
If you don’t want to be sued, stop asking
Five years and still here
The Shift is still online after five years. I
Press freedom organisations slam Abela’s take on OSCE meeting
Prime Minister Robert Abela met with Organisation for Security
‘Turn the tide’, CoE Human Rights Commissioner says on press freedom
“All who are committed to democracy and a free
Five years of stalling and avoiding
Representatives of the world’s leading press freedom groups are
Broken Bad
The country is broken. Badly broken. The keyword here
Press freedom organisations welcome European Media Freedom Act but call for strengthening
Following the European Commission’s unveiling of the European Media
Owen Bonnici confirms status quo at public broadcaster despite concerns
The government sent out a clear signal that it
Public inquiry: a year on and only one of 28 key recommendations fully implemented
Although the recommendations of the board of public inquiry
Abela’s tax on information
Anything too stupid to say, said Voltaire, must be
Government attacks The Shift with legal Groundhog Day
Forty separate branches of the government are attacking another
International Press Institute demands government ‘drop the FOI appeals’
The challenge mounted by the government to block Freedom
Government launches new attempt to cripple The Shift with FOI appeals
Tista’ taqra dan l-artiklu bil-Malti hawn The government has
Malta: a pseudo-democracy
Britain’s chaotic exit from the EU. Putin’s war in
Report calls for implementation of public inquiry recommendations ‘without delay’
The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation and ARTICLE 19 Europe
Sliding relentlessly to autocracy
Robert Abela’s new cabinet was sworn in.  Since then,
Brussels names Muscat, Malta shrugs
This week we had two EU reports on Malta’s
Concerns on ‘impunity afforded’ to Muscat, Schembri, Mizzi – LIBE Committee report
Updated to include debate at the European Parliament MEPs
Witches and the public interest
The Court has thrown out four libel suits brought
OPM silent on concerns raised by the press on lack of access to government
More than one month after the Institute of Maltese
Government spokesperson directory now excludes mobile numbers
Journalists attempting to question government ministers and hold them
‘Dark day for press freedom’ as UK Home Secretary signs order to extradite Julian Assange
Press freedom groups have stressed the “dangerous implications” of
‘Criminal libel resurrected?’: Alarm following Mark Camilleri criminal harassment case
The case in court against Maltese author Mark Camilleri,
Remembering Ján Kuciak on his 32nd birthday
Ján Kuciak would have been 32 years old today.
‘Our protest is about the state’s attempt at killing journalism’ – Therese Comodini Cachia
The ongoing protest for truth and justice for assassinated
Murder of journalists is avoidable, says EU Commission Vice President Vera Jourova
The murder of journalists is avoidable, Vera Jourova, the
Press freedom organisations call for a strong Media Freedom Act
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