Author: Edward Zammit Lewis

Freedom of the media and the press is fundamental for our society. Which is why, as a politician, I have always spoken up in favour of journalism and what it represents: it is a pillar of any working democracy founded on the rule of law, like our own. We have taken significant and concrete steps to strengthen the media. For many years, Malta’s defamation laws were left untouched. It was clear that reform was required and we took the appropriate steps to strengthen press freedom. We examined the anachronistic and restrictive press law and replaced it with the media and…

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