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.

Bulgarian journalist: “I attribute this attack entirely to my investigative reporting”

The assault on Bulgarian investigative journalist Hristo Geshov on 10 May 2018 marks the 61st physical assault on a journalist reported to Mapping Media Freedom since the start of 2018.