Brussels, 04/11/2015. The new draft surveillance bill is like an iceberg, with a vast bulk of technical change obscured beneath the surface, according to civil liberties organisation NO2ID. UK Home Secretary Theresa May presented the Investigatory Powers Bill  to Parliament today as a measure “consolidating and updating our investigatory powers, strengthening the safeguards”. Read more on this entry.
Since late 2014, journalists working locally for one of the bigger UK local-news companies have to file copy using the new ‘Knowledge’ software system, which means reporters are supposed to attach images, write captions and write a heading, at the same time as thinking up and writing the story itself. Read more on this entry.
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is organising the 10th ASEF Journalists´ Colloquium on Crisis/Disaster Reporting. The event will be held in Luxembourg from 4-6 November 2015. We are pleased to invite interested journalists from ASEM countries to apply for participation. Read the rest of this entry »