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BipTV journalist faces death threat at demonstration

Regional television reporter Lise Nicolle was covering a demonstration at Chateauroux in central France, when she was approached by a protestor. The man threatened to kill the Bip TV journalist,…

For the sake of the public’s right to know, journalists must be granted access

From the beginning of 2017 until April 2018, 143 reports of blocked access, in which journalists were expelled from a location or prevented from speaking to a source, were submitted to Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project.

Jean-Paul Marthoz: Commercial interference in the European media

Jean-Paul Marthoz explores how commercial interference can impact journalism in Europe.