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Life After Leveson: Media Freedom in the UK

Index On Censorship

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 from 18:30 to 20:00 (GMT)

Life After Leveson: Media Freedom in the UK

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Life After Leveson: Media Freedom In The UK


Join Index on Censorship for a lively discussion of the past and future of Britain’s free press.


2014 is set to be a pivotal year for UK media. The new defamation law will see its first tests, and the press and campaigners are rushing to establish a new regulator. Is the free press under threat? How much of a difference will new libel laws matter? Is the debate already out of date?

With  Gill Phillips (Legal Director, Guardian Media Group), Gavin Millar QC (Doughty Street Chambers), Jonathan Heawood (Director of the Impress Project), Tom Phillips (Senior Writer, Buzzfeed UK), Padraig Reidy (Index on Censorship, Chair).


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Doughty Street Chambers
53-54 Doughty St
WC1N 2LS London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 from 18:30 to 20:00 (GMT)

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Index On Censorship



Index On Censorship has been publishing world-class journalism, startling photo essays and prescient analysis since 1972. Index uses a unique combination of journalism, campaigning and advocacy to defend freedom of expression for those facing censorship and repression, including journalists, writers, social media users, bloggers, artists, politicians, scientists, academics, and activists.

Former contributors to Index on Censorship magazine include Samuel Beckett, Ariel Dorfman, Aung San Suu Kyi, William Boyd, Salman Rushdie, Milan Kundera, Tom Stoppard, Wole Solyinka, Nadine Gordimer, Daniel Barenboim, Ai Weiwei, Noam Chomsky and Margaret Atwood.


"Index has bylines Vanity Fair would kill for. Would that bylines were the only thing about Index people were willing to kill for"

- The Boston Globe



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