“Media freedom is under attack”: The FCO’s defence of an endangered liberty Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers, Julie Posetti, Senior Research Fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, Olga Robinson, Russia and Disinformation Specialist, BBC Monitoring, Professor Jackie Harrison, UNESCO Chair on Media Freedom, Journalism Safety, and the Issue of Impunity, University of Sheffield


Tuesday 21 May 2019

Rosie Parkyn, Director of Programmes, Internews, Michelle Stanistreet, General Secretary, National Union of Journalists (NUJ), Scott Griffen, Deputy Director, International Press Institute (IPI)


Tuesday 11 June 2019

Rana Rahimpour, Senior Presenter, BBC Persian, Jessikka Aro, Reporter, Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle), Beata Balogová, Editor-in-Chief, SME newspaper, Slovakia


Published: 9 September 2019