AEJ MF Representative
William Horsley, Media Freedom Representative and UK Section Chairman
William Horsley is the Media Freedom Representative of the Association of European Journalists and AEJ UK Chairman. From 1983 to 2007 he was a BBC Foreign News Correspondent active mainly in Europe and Asia. He is now a London-based journalist and broadcaster writing for BBC News Online, The World Today (Chatham House), Standpoint magazine and other publications. He is also International Director of the Centre for Freedom of the Media (CFOM) at the University of Sheffield, the coordinator of the Initiative on Impunity and the Rule of Law of CFOM and London’s City University and on the advisory board of Index on Censorship. He works with the UK National Commission for UNESCO and has chaired and co-organised the annual World Press Freedom Day debates in the UK each year since 2007 on behalf of UNESCO and the UK Press Freedom Network of 20 media and human rights organisations.