The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Paul Lashmar

Paul Lashmar is Deputy Head of Journalism at City, University of London. His research interests include investiga­tive journalism, intelligence-media relations, organised crime reporting, digital journalism and media bias. Paul has been an investigative journalist in television and print and on the staff of The Observer, Granada Television’s World in Action current affairs series and The Independent.

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Spies Like Us: The Return Of The Espionage Act

The American authorities are increasingly resorting to The Espionage Act 1917 to prosecute journalists, and the British Government prepares its own Espionage Act which conflates journalists, whistleblowers and spies.