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Index on Censorship

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Index on Censorship autumn magazine: seeing the future of journalism: will the public know more?

In the autumn issue of Index on Censorship magazine, don’t miss: Burmese-born author Wendy Law-Yone on the challenges the Burma’s media face in the run-up to the next election; TV journalist Samira Ahmed on how television channels should respond to viewers’ complaints; award-winning foreign correspondent Iona Craig reports from Yemen on threats to journalism in conflict zones; plus a brand new short story from playwright and author Ariel Dorfman.

While debates on the future of the media tend to focus solely on new technology and downward financial pressures, we ask: will the public end up knowing more or less? Will citizen journalists bring us in-depth investigations? Will crowd fact-checking take over from journalists doing research? Who will hold power to account? The subject is tackled from all angles, from our writers from across the globe.

Also writing for this issue are Australia’s race commissioner Tim Soutphommasane; human rights lawyer Tamsin Allen on defamation; and novelist Kaya Genc. From South Korea Steven Borowiec talks to controversial artist Lee Ha, and in London political editor Ian Dunt walks the corridors of political power in the UK’s Houses of Parliament and asks if journalists there get too close to government.

Other articles include:
• African digital journalism by Ray Joseph
• Generation why by Ian Hargreaves
• Funding news freedom by Glenda Nevill

Index on Censorship is an award-winning magazine, devoted to protecting and promoting free expression. International in outlook, outspoken in comment, Index on Censorship reports on free expression violations around the world, publishes banned writing and shines a light on vital free expression issues through original, challenging and intelligent commentary and analysis, publishing some of the world's finest writers.

Index on Censorship was first published in 1972 in response to show trials in Moscow. The idea behind the magazine was to make public the circumstances of those who are silenced in their own countries, wherever that may be, and to publish their work. Since the end of communism, and with an increasingly fragmented world, new and troubling questions have surfaced, some of them challenging the primacy of free expression itself: religious extremism; relative values and cultural difference; the rise of nationalism; the rewriting of history; hate speech; obscenity; freedom on the Internet.

We welcome contributions from anyone concerned with issues of free speech. Our articles range widely from essays to opinion pieces, from oral testimony to fiction and poetry. Index on Censorship is a magazine of record, but we also publish articles intended to promote debate. The views expressed in the magazine are not necessarily those of the editors, the publisher, or the advisory committee.

Other Activities

www.indexoncensorship.org is the place to turn for free expression news and comment from around the world, providing breaking news, lively debate and in-depth analysis from our team of international contributors.

Our international and UK-based events and projects put our causes into action.

Our international projects bridge the gap between the monitoring of abuse and effective advocacy for change through facilitation, research, publication, advocacy and new commissioned works. Index:

  • provides practical support for project development, fundraising, publication, advocacy and local capacity building.
  • analyses how and why free speech is filtered and mediated.
  • studies the censorship of creative communities that challenge dissent.
  • coordinates activities with international local partners to inform advocacy campaigns.
  • works internationally to support the creation of new work.

Index on Censorship is closely associated with the charitable work of Writers and Scholars Educational Trust (Charity Reg. 325003).

Index on Censorship magazine is awarded the German PEN 2013 Hermann Kesten Prize

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

 

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Frequency: Quarterly eISSN: 1746-6067 ISSN: 0306-4220
Months of Distribution: March , June , September , December Current Volume: 43 Current Issue: 2
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