World Association of News Publishers


safety of journalists

"... a unique occasion to reflect upon the tremendous consequences that impunity for attacks against journalists has all around the world."

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-11-01 13:01

With longstanding problems of terrorist insurgency and drug-related violence, journalists in the Philippines are increasingly confronted with how to cover stories while remaining safe. A combined forum and training program, held in Cebu in mid-September, addressed these issues, where nearly 50 participants attended the four-day event.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-09-28 17:54

August 19 is the three-year anniversary of the death of US journalist James Foley, whose beheading at the hands of ISIS became a turning point in how the media industry ensures the safety of conflict journalists. Today, press freedom advocates say that while advances have been made since Foley’s death, there is much more to do.

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WAN-IFRA

Date

2017-08-18 15:46

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's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-05-31 10:42

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's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-05-31 09:51

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's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-05-16 15:00

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-03-06 11:43

48 journalists were killed in 2016 because of their profession, according to the latest statistics from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). When killings with the motive "so far unconfirmed" are included, the number is significantly higher: 78 media workers who lost their lives in the course of the year. The majority of them were local journalists reporting in conflict zones and covering stories such as war, politics, corruption or human rights.

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Hedvig Lundstrom's picture

Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2017-01-20 17:23

Our organisation actively monitors the cases of media employees who pay the ultimate price in their efforts to bring us the news.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-01-20 15:58

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