The country’s press freedom index will only continue to improve with law amendment, media self-discipline and expanded room for free reporting.
Exiled to a place far above the Arctic Circle, a group of Russian journalists are working with Norwegians to break through the strict state controls that have gripped the media in their homeland.
The government and the press will need to play their respective roles conscientiously in striking a balance between the public’s right to information and press freedom.
In Indonesia, as in many other parts of the world, media freedom continues to be under assault from many quarters.
The media and media practitioners must remain unbending in upholding neutrality and objectivity in executing their news reporting missions.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday led international condemnation of the latest closure of a pro-democracy media outlet in Hong Kong, saying it undermined the reputation of the Chinese-ruled financial hub.