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As technology holds an increasing importance in media houses around the world, the threats that accompany the digital revolution have become paramount. Journalists in South Africa are working to tackle these threats, with the WAN-IFRA Media Freedom Committee recently hosting a two-day digital security training and panel discussion at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-04-27 09:37

WAN-IFRA has joined international media and human rights organisations in condemning on-going attacks on journalists in Bahrain. On 23 April, the court of appeals will hold another hearing for Sayed Ahmed Salman al-Mousawi, an internationally-renowned photographer, who was arrested more than three years ago for alleged terrorist activities.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-04-20 18:20

Líderes internacionales de medios de comunicación señalaron su profunda preocupación por los persistentes ataques del gobierno estadounidense a la prensa al pedir al presidente Donald Trump que cese sus acusaciones de “falsificación informativa” y su discriminación contra ciertos medios.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

Date

2017-03-28 00:09

International media leaders have signalled their deep concern with the US administration’s persistent attacks on the press by calling on US President Donald Trump to halt his ‘fake news’ accusations and to ensure White House briefings remain accessible to all media.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-03-27 14:17

International media leaders have signalled their deep concern with the US administration’s persistent attacks on the press in a letter addressed to President Donald Trump.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-03-27 14:00

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) have expressed deep concern at the heavy-handed tactics of Zambian authorities in their targeting of The Mast newspaper and its Editor-in-Chief, Fred M'membe, in relation to charges associated with liquidated publication The Post.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-03-10 17:29

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-03-06 10:43

Reporting from the Middle East comes with a host of challenges, but those facing media professionals in Palestine are unique due to the state’s relations with neighboring Israel. While imminent danger is a constant threat, the enduring problem of access to certain parts of the surrounding region is a continuing concern, meaning coverage is limited and one-sided, and self-censorship abounds.

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Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2017-01-05 14:32

WAN-IFRA, in conjunction with the FOJO Media Institute, are calling on media worldwide to support stronger protections for women journalists in a text released to mark the 250th anniversary celebrations of Sweden’s ‘Freedom of the Press Act’, the first of its kind in the world.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-12-02 00:00

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