Robocop strikes again

2022-01-14T13:47:26+01:00Fri, 14th Jan '22, 13:47|

I really don’t understand this. Robert Abela answered questions today about the plea deal with Darren Debono it-Topo. Some days ago, the Parliamentary Opposition asked the Attorney General – not the prime minister – to explain her decision about the plea deal. Read here for the arguments why the Attorney General’s decision is being questioned. [...]

Media freedom NGOs warn PM they are watching what he’s doing about media freedom

2022-01-14T11:46:08+01:00Fri, 14th Jan '22, 11:46|

The following is a statement issued by media freedom NGOs today after the government announced a "committee of experts" to recommend improvements to media freedom in Malta. Our organisations note Prime Minister Abela’s announcement that a Committee of Experts has been appointed to implement the recommendations of the Public Inquiry into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. [...]

The rights of the many and the rights of the one

2022-01-14T09:42:01+01:00Fri, 14th Jan '22, 09:42|

You will have often heard me say that people in the employment of political parties should not be calling themselves journalists but propagandists. Of course, that doesn’t mean that propagandists cannot do journalism when it doesn’t have anything to do with the partisan interests of their employer. It doesn’t matter to me that the court [...]

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