Free the Press Coverage

Free speech campaigners and activists concerned about the threat to press freedom are coming together under the banner of the Free the Press campaign.

The national, regional and local newspaper industry – and journalism itself – is under attack from those seeking to control and silence the press via a broad Leveson-style enquiry into the media industry and punitive costs sanctions to be inserted into the data protection regime. This direct attack on the principle of free speech must be opposed. Coverage of this important issue is below: