Media freedom is key to a free society.

“Democracy dies in darkness” is the motto of one of the World’s great publications, the Washington Post.

Today is World Press Freedom Day, an occasion to celebrate the noble traditions of journalism in its widest forms, but also to mourn the dimming of the torch of such freedom as repressive and tyrannical regimes around the world over seek for their own benefit to stamp out comment, analysis and plain factual reporting.

The Whitehouse Communications Team are proud to have worked with Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle on her leading article published today in The Independent newspaper.

Read the full text of Natalie’s article here.

Political consultancy

The Whitehouse Communications team are expert political consultants providing public relations and public affairs advice and political analysis to a wide range of clients, not only in the United Kingdom, but also across the member states of the European Union and beyond. For more information, please contact our Chair, Chris Whitehouse, at

More on our work for Hong Kong can be found here.