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A mid-May training in Uganda focused on safety and security, especially in regards to digital concerns. Participants say the one-day training was educational, interactive and important, and they hope to see more like it in the future.

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Andrew Heslop

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2018-05-29 13:04

More than 50 journalists met in Guayaquil and Quito in early May for workshops focused on how to safely report on organized crime. Since three Ecuadorean journalists were murdered while covering drug trafficking in April, the nation’s media community has been looking for solutions and ways to prevent such tragedies in the future.

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Andrew Heslop

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2018-05-29 12:59

In the first episode of The Backstory, we start with the basics: the threats facing journalists worldwide. Too often, journalists put safety aside to “get” the story; editors don’t anticipate the problems that their reporters or their newsrooms can face. How can journalists be prepared? What should editors think about?

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-03-01 10:39

Journalists and editors attending WAN-IFRA’s Second annual Women in News Southeast Asia Summit issued a set of recommendations for the media industry to help improve gender balance and safety for women in the industry. Recommendations focused on two overarching themes: concrete steps to increase women’s leadership and voices in the news, and safety and protection for women journalists.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-02-14 13:18

Listen and subscribe to The Backstory, A Media Freedom Podcast from WAN-IFRA.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-01-31 12:51

As militias around the world see a rise in power and influence, journalist safety has become a growing concern. In all corners of the globe, journalists must navigate armed groups, organized criminal gangs and terrorist organizations in order to report the truth.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-01-29 10:57

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