Author Archives: Claire Jones

Thank you

I’d just like to take this opportunity to thank you all for following this blog. I know I speak for all of us when I say we’ve thoroughly enjoyed putting it together and finding out more about press freedom worldwide … Continue reading

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The End…

So, we’re at the end of the project and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed researching and learning about freedom of the press worldwide.  I would conclude that we are lucky to live in the UK where we have such freedom of expression that we … Continue reading

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Useful links for further information…

As we near the end of the project, here are some extra bits of information surrounding press freedom worldwide that we haven’t covered but which are important… The Broadcast Freedom Act The Broadcaster Freedom Act is a petition put together … Continue reading

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The Presentation: An Overview

Looking back I’m pleased with the presentation and how it ran on the day. I think we brought all the research we had done together.  In examining the use of digital technologies worldwide this allowed us to comment on how … Continue reading

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Press and broadcasting freedom present in the UAE?

Leading on from Matt Fleming’s comments about the lack of press freedom in Dubai, it will be interesting to understand more about the problems journalists face there in light of the other countries we have examined. In recent news, the Arabic Network … Continue reading

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Journalist Matt Fleming Interview on Digital Technologies

I also asked Matt: ‘What effect are digital technologies having on print journalism?’ Here Matt explained the expansion of the internet and how it is changing a journalists job, and also their freedom.

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Journalist Matt Fleming Interview on Social Networking and Libel Law

I went on to ask Matt: ‘What do you think of social networking? And how can it be monitored?’ Matt spoke about Twitter and how it is used and also libel laws as a means of regulating its content. 

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