Barry is a former trade union organiser who following his retirement became the national organiser for the media reform group the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom (CPBF) which closed in 2018. He is currently a member of the CPBFNorth which continues campaigning for media reform, is an active member of the NUJ and is secretary to the Action on Climate Emergency Settle and area.
International Federation of Journalists to take legal action against Israel if it does not comply with orders made by the...Read more
Barry White reviews a compendium of perspectives from journalists on the second-rate coverage of the climate emergencyRead more
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David Davis condemned the treatment of Assange as an “atrocious breach of natural justice”Read more
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A healthy, thriving democracy depends on quality local journalism – we must take urgent, concerted action to prevent its declineRead more
Independent tribunal examining evidence in the Julian Assange case hears from prominent human rights advocates and campaigners for justiceRead more
The editors and publishers of the five media organisations who partnered with WikiLeaks have called for an end to the...Read more
The national security bill currently going through parliament cannot be allowed to undermine journalists’ right to reportRead more
As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s lawyers file an appeal against extradition, UN expresses serious concerns over his health and welfareRead more
Assange’s attorneys launch lawsuit against Mike Pompeo and Spanish security firm UC Global for unlawfully obtaining confidential informationRead more
Extradition to the US of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been approved by the Home Secretary. Assange has 14 days...Read more
The bill excludes any public interest test, erodes our freedom of speech and will potentially criminalise journalism and whistleblowingRead more
Former US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has been summoned by a Spanish court to explain an alleged CIA plot...Read more
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