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Iceland could become a haven of media freedom

Iceland has been making headlines worldwide as it considers adopting the world’s strongest legal protection for publishers and journalists

27th February, 2010

There has been no fundamental change in the legal protection of freedom of expression since 1791, when the first amendment to the US constitution was adopted.

Since then, through the industrial revolution, two world wars and the advent of the information age, that remarkable philosophy has been copied by various nations and upheld to various degrees. But it has also been eroded, not only in countries with oppressive regimes, but also by liberal democracies where the...

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