Welcome to the Media Law Roundup, a weekly digest of developing media news from around the world. This week’s issue covers the Russian service laws, Syrian connectivity, Freedom of Expression in Turkey, Asia, and more.
Yuanyuan Dong, a lecturer at the School of Languages and Communications Studies at Beijing Jiaotong University, discusses issues with China’s September 2013 legislation which permitted imprisonment for slanderous material on microblogs shared at least 500 times or viewed 5,000 times.
//Lejla Turcilo, PhD, Professor at University of Sarajevo and future AnOx participant discusses hate speech regulation in Bosnia- Herzegovina. Her upcoming paper will include policy suggestions for combating hate speech without direct state intervention. In May 2013, the Press Council…Read More