Why media freedom matters

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Why media freedom matters


Freedom of the press has always been a crucial topic and one that often makes newspaper headlines. 
Attacks on the press occur on various levels – from the purely physical attack on journalists to the concentration of the media sector in the hands of just a few wealthy entrepreneurs. What is more, legal restrictions in many countries, as well as business interests, limit journalists’ ability to investigate.
It is widely accepted to investigate “crimes” against the media in continents other tha...


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