World Association of News Publishers


journalist safety

Covering conflict is often part of the job for journalists, but dealing with the aftermath – one’s own emotional response – can be a challenge. Journalists must practice self-care in order to maintain their mental health while editors can provide resources and support to help them deal with trauma.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-07-16 21:29

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum call for immediate inquiries into the death of Bulgarian journalist, Viktoria Marinova, and the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. The organisation also condemned the killing of Mexican journalist, Mario Leonel Gómez Sánchez, and Somali journalist, Abdirisak Said Osman, calling for thorough inquiries in each case to help undermine a growing culture of impunity for attacks against journalists worldwide.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-08 13:23

The Kenya Media Freedom Committee held a two-day newsroom safety workshop in the outskirts of Nairobi on 15 and 16 December, drawing participants from major news outlets around the country.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-01-29 10:04

An international delegation of media and freedom of expression organisations, including WAN-IFRA, met with the Indonesian government to discuss the state of media in the country. It highlighted concerns regarding journalist safety and an environment that poses significant threats to freedom of expression after a week-long visit to meet with journalists, civil society and government representatives.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-11-13 10:39

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