Press freedom groups release Spain mission report as country’s crowded election year kicks off


Independence of public broadcasting, new public security law among international delegation’s key concerns Vienna, 23 March 2015 - There is a need to ensure maximum access by the public to the free flow of information according to a report published today by the International Press Institute (IPI) on freedom of expression and the press in Spain, following approval by the Spanish Senate of a controversial new public safety law heavily criticised both in Spain and abroad for its possible effects on journalism. The report incorporates the findings of a Dec. 2014 international mission to Spain, which was led by the