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press freedom

Rolling news formats, comments sections and “like” buttons to click – these features have all become the norm when it comes to digesting the news in the digital age. How is the increasing popularity of social media affecting how we read the news?

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-03-29 10:07

How do you run an independent media organisation in a country where the government imposes censorship rules? How do you support a successful media company without folding to pressure from your funders or your sponsors? The internet has exploded traditional media funding models. And yet, in some parts of the world, legacy media - even print! - remain a strong source of independent information. How are these companies surviving?

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-03-01 10:50

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

WAN-IFRA se suma a la iniciativa del colectivo #MediosLibres, la cual plantea 10 puntos que deberían cumplirse para que la regulación en la publicidad oficial en México sea efectiva.

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Andrea Rodriguez

Date

2018-02-07 23:56

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

After an intense campaign to free eight Red Pepper journalists and senior executives, Uganda’s MFC saw the fruits of its labor. On 19 December, a judge granted bail to all eight, who had been held at the high-security Nalufenya detention centre since 21 November. And after two months of police siege, the Red Pepper offices have finally reopened.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-01-29 11:20

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 11:04

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

Journalists at the Philippines-based Rappler news website have been on standby since their publication was shut down on 11 January. Since the country’s Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoked the publication’s license, journalists – both at Rappler and around the globe – have come together to fight for press freedom.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-01-29 10:39

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Daniela Pena

Date

2018-01-23 18:44

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