World Association of News Publishers


safety of journalists

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 01:00

Colombia’s constitutional court is moving ahead with a national referendum on a peace deal with FARC rebels, one month after the two sides signed a landmark ceasefire agreement in Havana. The country hopes the ceasefire will end half a century of discord, and move towards a deal that would see the disarmament and demobilization of rebels, and more regional stability. For journalists reporting in FARC-controlled regions, the ceasefire also offers hope of increased safety and an end to media censorship.

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Hedvig Lundstrom's picture

Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2016-07-27 11:21

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Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2016-04-05 16:53

WAN-IFRA supports the proposal put forward by Reporters Sans Frontiers of creating a special representative of the UN Secretary General for the safety of journalists.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-03-09 18:48

"Unless our societies fully appreciate the value of professional journalism - and that it contributes directly to their betterment - then our own efforts will always be limited to reacting to attacks and insecurity rather than by being proactive in eliminating the causes of it."

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-02-05 17:49

"People are dying to bring us the morning headlines, yet rarely receive mention. What message does it send our society if we can barely address the dangers of our own profession between our own pages?"

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-02-05 10:58

Owners, publishers, and editors-in-chief of major news organisations from around the world will be in Paris on Friday (5th February) to discuss effective ways of increasing safety for news professionals and ending impunity for crimes against journalists.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-02-04 16:11

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

2016-01-11 13:37

WAN-IFRA has signed on to the Global Safety Principles and Practices document, drawn up at the beginning of 2015 as a journalist-led response to the dangers faced by freelancers worldwide. We are encouraging our members to sign individually to add their names to the growing list of those endorsing the principles and taking action to keep journalists safe.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-10-06 14:37

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