Centre for Freedom of the Media
By Centre for the Freedom of Media
CFOM aims to inform and advise governments, policy-makers and stakeholders internationally on countering threats to media freedom, and to bring about positive changes to laws, policy and practice and raise standards of journalism safety worldwide.
For more information visit cfom.org.uk
Centre for Freedom of the MediaNov 02, 2023
Episode 1: Prof Jackie Harrison on the work of CFOM and McNae's co-author Gill Phillip's on the biggest threats facing journalism
In this first episode of the CFOM podcast, we talk to Prof Jackie Harrison, Professor of Public Communication, UNESCO Chair on Media Freedom, Journalism Safety and the Issue of Impunity and chair and founder of CFOM.
Prof Harrison tell us about the work of the group and why it is so important to speak up about issues of media freedom.
We also speak to Gill Phillips, the incoming co-author of McNae's Essential Law for Journalism, the definitive legal text for practicing journalists.
She talks through her career as a legal advisor at the BBC and the Guardian and discusses some of the biggest threats facing journalism today.
Hosted by Gemma Horton
Produced by Anna Jones