FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, EDITORIAL INDEPENDENCE, PLURALITY AND DIVERSITY
Freedom of information and expression underpin media and information literacy.
In this context, the use of the related term freedom of information refers to access to public information.
‘Information is key to our understanding of the world around us, our ability to find a meaningful role in it, and our capacity to take advantage of the resources available to us. When information is concentrated in the hands of a few or only in the hands of elites, the public’s ability both to make decisions