• How COVID-19 is threatening press freedom: An interview with Joel Simon

    How COVID-19 is threatening press freedom: An interview with Joel Simon0

    By Ann Cooper As political leaders around the globe battle the coronavirus, a growing number of national governments are using the crisis to punish journalists for their critical reporting. The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, non-profit organization that monitors press freedom violations throughout the world. In a recent column for Columbia

  • Newsprint and COVID-19

    Newsprint and COVID-190

    Newsprint and COVID-19 There is good news for news publishers: Contrary to rumor, it is extremely unlikely that readers will catch the coronavirus from printed newspapers, and the newsprint supply chain remains in good shape. Those were the two main points emerging from last Wednesday’s (March 25) WAN-IFRA Webinar with Dr. Rick Stunt, Group Paper

  • Eminent QC appointed as IPSO Chairman0

    Edward Faulks QC, Lord Faulks, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), with effect from January 01, 2020, the IPSO Appointments Panel has announced. Edward Faulks has a long career as a barrister specialising in claims arising from the Human Rights Act, professional and clinical negligence, personal injury, education,