How can journalist groups and media organisations defend media freedom in an authoritarian context? In this new article, Carl-Magnus Höglund and I analyse how the so-called media fraternity in Uganda uses legal strategies to challenge government repression, harassment and closures, and sometimes manages to expand the institutional framework for media freedom.
The article is published open access in Journalism Studies.
Carl-Magnus Höglund & Johan Karlsson Schaffer. 2021. “Defending Journalism Against State Repression: Legal Mobilization for Media Freedom in Uganda.” Journalism Studies. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1461670X.2021.1882879?src=