A report on Freedom of the press

In some countries, reporting on certain topics is prevented or restricted by governments.
Cumhuriyet s former editor-in-chief Can Dündar receiving the 2015 Reporters Without Borders Prize. Shortly after, he was arrested.
Freedom of the Press status 2017.
Georgiy Gongadze, Ukrainian journalist, founder of a popular Internet newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda, who was kidnapped and murdered in 2000.
First page of John Milton's 1644 edition of Areopagitica
The Statute was adopted as the constitution of the Kingdom of Italy, granting freedom of the press.
Joseph Goebbels' Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda was a driving force of suppressing freedom of the press in Nazi Germany.
Newspaper Ora, in 1999, cover page.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a journalist and critic, but was murdered by the Saudi Government.
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Fundamental principle that communication and expression through various media, including printed and electronic media, especially published materials, should be considered a right to be exercised freely.

- Freedom of the press
In some countries, reporting on certain topics is prevented or restricted by governments.

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Freedom of the Press status 2017.

Freedom of the Press (report)

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Annual report on media independence around the world, published between 1980 and 2017 by US-based non-governmental organization Freedom House.

Annual report on media independence around the world, published between 1980 and 2017 by US-based non-governmental organization Freedom House.

Freedom of the Press status 2017.
Changes in Freedom of the Press Classifications 1989–2015 
Percentage of countries in each classification by year

It presented measurements of the level of freedom and editorial independence enjoyed by the press in nations and significant disputed territories around the world.

Hindenburg in the 1920s

Paul von Hindenburg

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German Field Marshal and statesman who led the Imperial German Army during World War I and later became President of Germany from 1925 until his death in 1934.

German Field Marshal and statesman who led the Imperial German Army during World War I and later became President of Germany from 1925 until his death in 1934.

Hindenburg in the 1920s
House of Hindenburg in Posen (Poznań) on Podgórna (former Hindenburgstrasse) street
Paul von Hindenburg as a cadet in Wahlstatt (1860)
Hindenburg as a lieutenant in the 3rd Garderegiment in 1870
Hindenburg as a major general of the General Staff in 1897
Field Marshal Hindenburg in 1914
Depiction of Hindenburg and Erich Ludendorff at the battle of Tannenberg (painting by Hugo Vogel).
Erich Ludendorff, Hindenburg's chief of staff on the Eastern Front and partner throughout the war.
General Erich von Falkenhayn, Chief of the Great General Staff (1914–1916)
The Emperor presents the Iron Cross to the Heroes of Novogeorgievsk (painting by Ernst Zimmer)
Hindenburg in 1916
Hindenburg drawn by his friend Hugo Vogel
Field Marshal Hindenburg and Gen. Ludendorff in 1917. Their partnership formed the core of a dictatorship that dominated Germany for the rest of the war.
Kaiser Wilhelm II and Hindenburg
Map of the Michael offensive showing in red the section of the British front that was not assaulted frontally; its defenders were to be encircled by the attackers on their flanks.
Hindenburg and Ludendorff in 1918
The Hindenburg villa in Hanover
Paul and Gertrud von Hindenburg
The presidential palace
A Hindenburg stamp released in 1927 on the occasion of his 80th birthday
Percentage of German workers unemployed, 1920–1935
President Hindenburg as painted by Max Liebermann
Election poster for Hindenburg in 1932 (translation: "With him")
Hindenburg, aged 84, at a radio microphone in 1932 during the election campaign in which he defeated Hitler
Hindenburg by Ludwig Hohlwein,<BR>with Nazi flag, c. 1934
Hitler and Hindenburg at the Garrison Church in Potsdam
The Tannenberg Memorial where Hindenburg and his wife were buried
Grave of Hindenburg
Porcelain medal in honour of Hindenburg's 80th birthday on 2 October 1927, produced by Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen
Postcard of the wooden statue of Hindenburg erected in Berlin for the first anniversary of Tannenberg
Coat of arms of the ancient {{ill|von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg (noble family)|lt=von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg family|de|von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg}}
Coat of arms of Paul von Hindenburg as knight of the Spanish branch of the Order of the Golden Fleece

In early February 1933, Papen asked for and received an Article 48 bill signed into law that sharply limited freedom of the press.

Human Rights Watch

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International non-governmental organization, headquartered in New York City, that conducts research and advocacy on human rights.

International non-governmental organization, headquartered in New York City, that conducts research and advocacy on human rights.

Current executive Director Kenneth Roth speaking at the 44th Munich Security Conference 2008
Nabeel Rajab helping an old woman after Bahraini police attacked a peaceful protest in August 2010
Kenneth Roth and the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, February 2, 2012

HRW advocates freedoms in connection with fundamental human rights, such as freedom of religion and freedom of the press.

Mass media in Bangladesh

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The mass media in Bangladesh refers to the print, broadcast and online mass media available in Bangladesh.

The mass media in Bangladesh refers to the print, broadcast and online mass media available in Bangladesh.

The Constitution guarantees press freedom and freedom of expression within "reasonable restriction", though some media outlets have been harassed.

Open court principle

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The open court principle requires that court proceedings presumptively be open and accessible to the public and to the media.

The open court principle requires that court proceedings presumptively be open and accessible to the public and to the media.

The open court principle is linked to the freedom of expression and freedom of the press which include the right of the public to receive information.

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Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act

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The Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act requires the United States Department of State to expand its scrutiny of news media intimidation and freedom of the press restrictions during its annual report on human rights in each country.

International Press Institute

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International Press Institute (IPI) is a global organisation dedicated to the promotion and protection of press freedom and the improvement of journalism practices.

Gauri in 2012

Gauri Lankesh

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Indian journalist-turned-activist from Bangalore, Karnataka.

Indian journalist-turned-activist from Bangalore, Karnataka.

Gauri in 2012

Gauri was known for advocating freedom of the press.

Hugh Baillie

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American journalist best known as the head of UP (United Press Associations), the leading rival to the Associated Press.

American journalist best known as the head of UP (United Press Associations), the leading rival to the Associated Press.

Baillie was a leader in promoting freedom of news dissemination and called in 1944 for an open system of news sources and transmission, and a minimum of government regulation of the news.

Student Press Law Center

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The Student Press Law Center (SPLC) is a non-profit organization in the United States that aims to protect press freedom rights for student journalists at high school and university student newspapers.