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Andrew Heslop

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2018-05-31 13:30

To mark World Press Freedom Day, members of WAN-IFRA’s Middle East Media Freedom Committees produced a series of videos to show the challenges journalists face in the region and encourage the media to remain free.

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Andrew Heslop

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2018-05-29 13:12

A mid-May training in Uganda focused on safety and security, especially in regards to digital concerns. Participants say the one-day training was educational, interactive and important, and they hope to see more like it in the future.

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Andrew Heslop

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2018-05-29 13:04

More than 50 journalists met in Guayaquil and Quito in early May for workshops focused on how to safely report on organized crime. Since three Ecuadorean journalists were murdered while covering drug trafficking in April, the nation’s media community has been looking for solutions and ways to prevent such tragedies in the future.

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Andrew Heslop

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2018-05-29 12:59

The Turkish President Erdoğan’s habit of confiscating cigarettes and eliciting a promise from the owners to give up famously involved the Bulgarian Foreign Minister in 2016, and inspired the Cumhuriyet columnist Kadri Gürsel’s 'Erdoğan Wants to Become the New Father to Turks'. Last week, Gürsel was sentenced to two years and six months in prison for his comments that included, ‘Turkey only needs a rebellious child like Muhammad Buazizi, who provided the spark that toppled the Tunisian dictator.’

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Andrew Heslop

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2018-04-30 15:04

US President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey don’t agree on much anymore. One of the more alarming sentiments they did share near the end of Comey’s chaotic tenure last year was an exchange in which Trump suggested that journalists might talk about their sources “if they spent a couple days in jail,” according to a Comey memo released as part of his book tour. Comey said he laughed at the suggestion.

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Andrew Heslop

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2018-04-30 13:52

President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey don’t agree on much anymore. One of the more alarming sentiments they did share near the end of Comey’s chaotic tenure last year was an exchange in which Trump suggested that journalists might talk about their sources “if they spent a couple days in jail,” according to a Comey memo released as part of his book tour. Comey said he laughed at the suggestion.

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Andrew Heslop

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2018-04-30 13:52

En medio de la creciente amenaza a la seguridad de los periodistas en muchas partes del mundo, un proyecto colaborativo llamado Forbidden Stories está trabajando para combatir esta inquietante tendencia visibilizando las historias de periodistas que se han visto obligados a interrumpir su labor porque han sido amenazados, encarcelados o asesinados.

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Andrea Rodriguez

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2018-04-06 23:13

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