Fallout: Free speech and the economic crisis
From the United States to Europe, the economic crisis has posed new threats to free expression, from restrictions on reporting and demonstrations to the rise of extremism. Is a decline in trust and a climate of self-censorship dominating the political, cultural and media landscape?
PLUS: the Russian media, lessons from the Arab Spring and the future of the internet.
Editorial - Miren Gutierrez Special Report: The Economic Crisis and Free Speech The Formidable Voices of the Plaza - Juan Luis Sanchez The Italian Anomaly - Stefania Milan Free Speech Takes a Beating - Christos Syllas Codes of Silence - Nick Cohen Theatre of Violence - Matthaios Tsimitakis Has the Economic Crisis Had an Impact on Free Expression? - Nathan Freed Wessler, Natalie Haynes, Juan Luis Manfredi and Jana Kobzova The Gazette in Crisis - Andrei Aliaksandrau A World in Your Ear - Jo Glanville Seeds of Extremism - Robert Kushen Democracy's New Language - Ingo Schulze Global View - Kirsty Hughes On the Ground - Christi van der Westhuizen In Focus Splitting Up the Internet - Dominique Lazanski Eyes on the Stars - Diran Adebayo In the Crosshairs - Zofeen T Ebrahim Panic Stations - Julian Petley Keep Libel Laws Out of Science - Tracey Brown Lessons From the Colour Revolutions - Andrei Aliaksandrau, Dina Takbaeva and Ernest Vardanian Argentina: The Press and the Maiden - Graciela Mochkofsky Turning the Tide - Simon Davies On the Ground - Rafael Spuldar Free Speech Battles - Mike Harris Culture A Nightmare with a Happy Ending - Boualem Sansal Feeding the Hungry Ghosts - Gerard Lemos Stop Motion: Shrinking State Funds and Emplty Seats - Maurizio Regosa Head to Head - Kenan Malik and Nada Shabout 'We Shouldn't Have to do the Job of Journalists': Interview with Kumi Naidoo - Miren Gutierrez What Free Speech Means To Me Social and Personal - Padraig Reidy