Tag Archives: free expression

Free expression in the news

Index on Censorship: Free expression in the news

World Intellectual Property Day: Copyright and creativity in a digital world

Brian Pellot: Copyright and creativity in a digital world

Statutory regulation of the press will hurt free speech

This article was originally published in The New Statesman Between the Leveson Inquiry and the crisis at the BBC, it seems journalism is all we ever read or hear about these days. These crises are heightened because journalists are, essentially, gossips who like talking about journalists. In this, we’re no different from people in any other […]

Of arts, bans and desires

Julia Farrington: Of bans and desires

The Communications Data Bill – what Index says

Padraig Reidy: The Communications Data Bill – what Index says

Smartphones, filters and free expression

Padraig Reidy: Smartphones, filters and free expression

Nine-year-old school dinner blogger gagged

UPDATE 1.35pm : Argyll & Bute Council have lifted the ban on Martha Payne’s school dinner photography. Photographs included in the blog of a primary school student’s school dinners have been banned by her local council. Martha Payne, from Argyll in Scotland, started her blog Never Seconds, “one primary school pupil’s daily dose of school […]

Child protection web filters censor BNP, lifestyle and technology sites

Alice Purkiss: “Child protection” web filters censor BNP, lifestyle and technology sites

I was a teenage troll

Sara Yasin: I was a teenage troll

Atheists, billboards, and America

Sara Yasin: Atheists, billboards, and America