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With longstanding problems of terrorist insurgency and drug-related violence, journalists in the Philippines are increasingly confronted with how to cover stories while remaining safe. A combined forum and training program, held in Cebu in mid-September, addressed these issues, where nearly 50 participants attended the four-day event.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-09-28 17:54

In the aftermath of Kenya’s disputed election, which saw incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected president, journalists report facing harassment, intimidation and attacks. As the country’s Supreme Court rules on 1 September on the outcome of the elections – challenged by opponent Raila Odinga – Kenya’s journalists continue their fight to report the truth.

Author

Mariona Sanz Cortell

Date

2017-08-30 11:09

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June 2017 ahead of the 69th World News Media Congress, has called on the South African government to ensure an environment that better protects media freedom and the independence of journalists, notably in the face of proposed legislation that threatens a free press.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-07 16:07

The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded to Turkish journalist and former editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet newspaper, Can Dündar.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-05 12:49

Can Dündar’s journalism career has spanned nearly four decades, with positions in some of Turkey’s most notable newspapers, magazines and television channels. He has produced content for TRT, CNN Turk and NTV, worked as a parliamentary correspondent and written a longstanding column in Turkish daily Milliyet. He has also published more than 20 books.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-05 12:25

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa, on 7th June 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Botswana press in the wake of attacks and the hardening government stance against independent, free media.

Author

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-02 00:27

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Cameroonian press in the wake of the arrest of journalists, continuing attacks on the press, and the government’s hard-line stance against independent, free media.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-02 00:25

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June, 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the South African press in the wake of threats to independent, free media.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-02 00:22

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June, 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Zambian press in the wake of attacks and the hardening government stance against independent, free media.

Author

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-02 00:19

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Tanzanian press in the wake of attacks and the hardening government stance against independent, free media.

Author

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-02 00:18

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