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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.

Mapping Media Freedom: Journalists detained at Russian protests

Over the last seven days protests, lawsuits, and self-proclaimed governments have stopped journalists from doing their jobs in countries covered by Index on Censorship’s project Mapping Media Freedom.