89up wins major PR contract with King's College London
20.02.2017

89up joins a select group of PR agencies who have been awarded framework contracts in £2 million deal.

Human rights lawyers sign 89up letter published in The Observer
20.02.2017

Over 50 of the UK's top lawyers have signed 89up's letter, calling for human rights protections to be included in any new UK-EU trade deal.

Open Rights Group award 89up PR and events contract
19.02.2017

Open Rights Group chooses 89up for comprehensive PR, events and social media agency brief.

89up launches "bus to Brussels" to protect human rights during Brexit
18.02.2017

89up is launching a campaign to persuade the EU to ensure any free trade deal with the UK contains guarantees that the UK remains a signatory to fundamental human rights protections. You can donate to the campaign here.

Why we must fight back against Brexecutive power
12.02.2017

89up is crowd fundraising for a campaign, ‘They’re Your Rights: Fight for Them’ to ensure human rights are not watered down during Brexit. You can donate here. Sashy Nathan, our Director of Advocacy, explains our motivation for the campaign.

Little Atoms launches first print magazine
12.02.2017

Little Atoms, an editorial project of 89up, has launched its first print magazine. Little Atoms is the first podcast to evolve into a magazine. Bridging the gap between a journal, annual and high-end magazine, issue one will occupy a new space in publishing.

Khadija Ismayilova released from Azerbaijan prison
12.02.2017

Renowned reporter released ahead of 40th birthday, after 89up supported campaign

89up is impact distributor for Paul Mason's #ThisIsACoup
12.02.2017

89up is delighted to announce a new partnership with BRITDOC to provide film impact distribution for Paul Mason and Theopi Skarlatos’s new film series #ThisIsACoup

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12.02.2017
Alternative Magna Carta festival - 89up curates major civil liberties event for charities, NGOs and wider civil society with Free Word

Major London event organised by 89up with over 500 attendees attracted politicians, leading campaigners, celebrities and journalists on Magna Carta anniversary.

12.02.2017
89up Labs launches first question platform for UK parliamentary candidates

89up Labs is working with Open Rights Group and Democracy Club to launch the first platform for multiple UK charities and civil society groups to ask questions of parliamentary candidates in the forthcoming UK general election.

12.02.2017
Major new climate change film TEN BILLION engages 89up for impact distribution

89up has been contracted by Oxford Film and Television to deliver the impact distribution of Ten Billion a new documentary feature film on climate change. Ten Billion is written and presented by one of the world’s leading scientists, Professor Stephen Emmott, and is a wake-up call to the scale of the planetary emergency we now find ourselves in as humans. The film is based on a show performed by Professor Emmott at the Royal Court Theatre, which subsequently became a book published by Penguin.

12.02.2017
89up announced as social media agency for Channel 4’s Unreported World

One of Britain’s biggest broadcasters, Channel 4, has hired social media agency 89up to implement social media support around its new series of Unreported World. Unreported World is a critically acclaimed foreign affairs television programme produced for Channel 4 by Quicksilver Media Productions.

12.02.2017
89up moves to Tileyard Studios

89up is pleased to announce our move to Tileyard Studios, north London’s creative hub that generates some of the most interesting audio, video, graphic and editorial content in the UK. We are excited to be increasing the scope for us to collaborate with major name artists, host podcasters in the high-end studio in our building, and make new partnerships.

 

12.02.2017
89up delighted Sport for Rights partnership renewed for second year

Sport for Rights, a campaigning coalition that focuses on human rights violations in Azerbaijan, has renewed its partnership with social impact agency 89up. The partnership delivered a number of high-impact press articles across 6 countries globally in 2015, alongside ongoing press and media support for the coalition.

 

25.08.2016
The 25 outstanding issues that mean IMPRESS must not be recognised

Recognition of IMPRESS, the Max Mosley-backed press regulator, would be disastrous for the free press in the UK, it was warned today.

01.06.2016
89up works with GMB to persuade Britons to vote to stay in EU

89up is assisting one of the UK's biggest trade unions in their campaigning around the EU Referendum

25.05.2016
Amal Clooney thanks 89up for role in release of Khadija Ismayilova

Khadija Ismayilova had been jailed since December 2014

15.10.2015
89up launches new report on the legacy of the Leveson Inquiry

‘Leveson’s Illiberal Legacy’, a major new report into the findings of the Leveson Inquiry and the subsequent legislation passed to implement Leveson, has found major breaches of the right to free speech that may significantly erode press freedom in the UK.