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Press freedom

25 April 2018

How did Britain end up at No40 on the world press-freedom rankings?

The 2018 World Press Freedom Index shows we have a fight on our hands

12 April 2018

Now they want to lock up Rod Liddle and ban Quentin Letts

Joking about the Welsh or criticising black actors is the new limit to free speech.

5 April 2018

Whatever happened to investigative journalism?

The Observer’s ‘scoop’ let the message get ahead of the facts.

2 March 2018

We did it – we won a victory for press freedom

How spiked and its readers helped to protect this hard-won liberty.

1 March 2018

Labour: the new Mosleyites?

Corbyn’s Labour shares Max Mosley’s loathing of a free press.

A message from Trotsky to Corbynistas

Anyone who tries to curb the right-wing press is a traitor to the working class.

22 February 2018

Corbyn didn’t spy for Stalinists, but he thinks like them

His response to this daft story has exposed his authoritarian instincts.

19 February 2018

Stop this corporate bullying of the press

Stop Funding Hate is marshalling capitalist power to punish newspapers.

26 January 2018

From fake news to fake truths

Lies aren’t the only problem. The facts can also be made to tell false stories.

23 January 2018

How long must they lord it over democracy and press freedom?

Their latest assault on the press should sound the death knell for the Lords.