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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

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2017-06-01 23:16

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June 2017, calls on Turkish authorities to immediately free all journalists jailed in relation to their work in Turkey, and to re-establish conditions that would support a free press in the country.

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-06-01 23:13

Great strides have been made to raise awareness about the prevalence and dangers of harassment in the newsroom. However, gender-based violence continues to be one of the most common violations in the workplace, with online harassment becoming an increasingly pervasive problem for women journalists.

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-05-31 09:42

As Colombia looks ahead to next year’s parliamentary and presidential elections, journalists are coming together to fight against fake news. A panel discussion on May 3 in Bogota highlighted the need to carry the discussion about fake news further, with organizers looking to the public and stakeholders for support.

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-05-31 09:34

Six newspapers in Mexico and Ecuador concluded an exchange program to share experiences and learn about their operations from one other, as part of WAN-IFRA’s Media and Society Programme, funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-05-31 09:29

Facilitating exchange, setting a positive example for other media and promoting press freedom is integral to WAN-IFRA’s partnerships with media houses around the world. This month, we look at the Nation Media Group, based in Nairobi, Kenya, which has exemplified its commitment to media freedom.

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-05-31 09:25

Directors from 10 Mexican regional media outlets and representatives of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) met with authorities from the Secretary of the Interior (SEGOB) and the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) to express their concerns regarding the current crisis affecting journalism and to discuss the measures announced by the government to address it.

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-05-31 08:51

WAN-IFRA has condemned a spate of recent judicial decisions against journalists and freedom of expression in Ecuador (Spanish)

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-05-18 13:50

WAN-IFRA condemns assasination of journalist Javier Valdez in Culiacán, Sinaloa, and calls on Mexican authorities to bring justice to his case (Spanish)

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-05-16 14:00

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-05-03 06:16

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