World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


safety of journalists

UPDATED: Angela Quintal, CPJ's Africa programme coordinator, and Muthoki Mumo, CPJ's sub-Saharan Africa representative, have both been released from detention.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-11-08 03:43

It may be business as usual for those who seek to silence journalists, intimidate the media, or discredit our public information role, but recent weeks have seen an entirely new level of contempt for a profession desperately seeking assistance in the fight against global impunity.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-26 11:31

Ahead of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Againt Journalists (IDEI), the Mindanao Safety and Security Summit opened with calls for greater security guarantees for media workers to “ensure a vibrant, free press.”

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-26 10:36

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) call on Saudi Arabia to provide immediate answers in the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared after a supposedly routine visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on 2 October and has since been confirmed dead.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-20 00:04

WAN-IFRA joins with media freedom groups to call for a public inquiry to investigate whether the Maltese state is responsible for the circumstances that led to journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia’s death.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-08 10:16

For journalists, newsrooms have always been somewhat of a sanctuary. The bustling, deadline environment; voices raised across the cubicles or hushed in corner groupings of gossip or story deliberation. The busier the newsroom the greater the sense of calm and belonging journalists feel there. And while no longer smoky, and in some cases without police squawk boxes or photo desks, just the feeling one gets when encountering rows of journalists hard at work on today or tomorrow’s news invokes a secure feeling of being at the center of something.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-06-29 17:07

When journalists meet, there is bound to be a lot of talk on current affairs and powerful stories of the week, sharing of lighthearted stories, humour and lots of laughter. There will be arguments on matters of national interest and, of course, talk about experiences in their line of duty.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-06-26 14:40

Media managers from around the globe met for a press freedom roundtable to cap off the World News Media Congress in Estoril, Portugal on 8 June. There, journalists addressed the accomplishments they’ve achieved and what still needs to be done to maintain free and independent media.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-06-25 09:09

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Estoril, Cascais, Portugal on 6th June 2017, on the occasion of the 70th World News Media Congress, has called on the government of President Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines to cease its attacks on online news site, Rappler, and to do more to discourage supporters from threatening the safety and security of its journalists, both online and off.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-05-31 16:23

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