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SLAPPs: a threat to journalists and media freedom worldwide

Hear from our panel including investigative journalists who have faced SLAPPs action. Submit a response to government’s consultation closing 19 May.

NUJ welcomes decision by High Court in SLAPPs case

The majority of a legal claim targeting Swedish journalists, filed in London by Swedish businessman Svante Kumlin, has been dismissed. 

Have your say on legal threats to journalists and the chilling effect on media freedom

The NUJ is urging members to respond to a call for evidence about the use of SLAPPs in England and Wales.

Croatia: NUJ expresses concern over increasing use of SLAPPs

Over 900 active cases including those against journalists are burdening courts and attempting to censor the press.

01 Apr 2022
NUJ welcomes government commitment to SLAPP "clampdown"

A new consultation seeks views on proposals tackling the weaponising of lawsuits to silence journalists.

Sued and spied on

Tim Dawson reports on a webinar which examined the threats to investigative journalists and writers telling their stories and exposing wrongdoing.

22 Nov 2021