World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


#EndImpunity

On the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for violence against journalists (2 November 2017), we, as media and publishers, journalists and media professionals and other members of the media community feel it is time to raise our voice and start speaking up about the violence against our profession.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-11-02 02:01

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June 2017, calls on the Mexican authorities to take urgent measures to address the safety of journalists following a recent spate of assassinations that has left four reporters dead.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-01 23:16

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-05-03 06:16

Pressures on journalists and media organisations are designed to reduce transparency and accountability in society. Usually it means powerful interests have something to hide from public view. Ultimately, media need to do more to convince public opinion that such targeting is an attack on common values and will not be tolerated.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-04-28 12:28

Our organisation actively monitors the cases of media employees who pay the ultimate price in their efforts to bring us the news.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-01-20 14:58

WAN-IFRA, in conjunction with the FOJO Media Institute, are calling on media worldwide to support stronger protections for women journalists in a text released to mark the 250th anniversary celebrations of Sweden’s ‘Freedom of the Press Act’, the first of its kind in the world.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-12-02 00:00

"Unless our societies fully appreciate the value of professional journalism - and that it contributes directly to their betterment - then our own efforts will always be limited to reacting to attacks and insecurity rather than by being proactive in eliminating the causes of it."

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-02-05 16:49

"People are dying to bring us the morning headlines, yet rarely receive mention. What message does it send our society if we can barely address the dangers of our own profession between our own pages?"

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-02-05 09:58

Our organisation actively monitors the cases of media employees who pay the ultimate price in their efforts to bring us the news.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-01-11 12:37

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