A New Wave of Censorship: Distributed Attacks on Expression and Press Freedom

This publication elucidates how new forms of distributed online censorship have undermined the public sphere, and with it, freedom of expression and press freedom. Their goal is not always to block users and content, but to attack democratic discourse more broadly and weaken trust in institutions like the media, civil society, opposition voices, and even other governments.

Author: Daniel Arnaudo

Year Country Author Type
2018 Bahrain, Philippines, Turkey, Ukraine Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) research report
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
Intermediate Outcome 1 access to information, censorship, digital security, freedom of expression, polarisation, social media Download/link

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