The Ethical Journalism Network participated in an online debate about soft censorship organised by CIMA in partnership with WAN-IFRA on December 9.
Catch up on the key debates in this storify post put together by Valeria Sinden from the National Endowment for Democracy.
According to softcensorship.org:
“Official ‘soft censorship’ describes an array of official actions intended to influence media output, short of legal or extra-legal bans, direct censorship of specific content, or physical attacks on media outlets or media practitioners.”
Organisations from Mexico and the Balkans were especially active in the debate. To find out more about event follow the hashtag #softcensorCHAT.