World Association of News Publishers


safety of journalists

Young people were practically born with a cell phone in-hand. But being internet savvy doesn’t necessarily translate to knowing the risks online. For the new generation of journalists, having an internet presence can be crucial to getting more work, but journalism schools and newsrooms must do better to ensure that young journalists know about digital threats and online harassment.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-09-13 10:10

Botswana Editors Forum (BEF) and Freedom of Expression Committee BW (WAN-IFRA's Botswana Media Freedom Committee) have jointly condemned intimidation and harassment of journalists by security agents.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-07-31 14:10

Many journalists see and even experience some kind of trauma, whether they're covering a conflict zone, protests or violent crime, and they can experience anxiety, depression or even PTSD. One of the best ways of coping is to talk about the experiences and the feelings they evoke, but few people do - journalists or their editors. Trauma is considered part of the job; but ignoring it only makes it worse. In this episode we look at moral injury, the kind of trauma journalists can experience, and the symptoms they might exhibit. And how to value their mental health as much their as physical safety.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-07-15 21:22

In a damning report released Wednesday, 19 June, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing, Agnes Callamard, concluded there was credible evidence of individual liability amongst high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-06-21 12:47

The world is a more dangerous place for journalists than ever before. And as the appetite for stories that accurately represent situations on the ground persists, journalists continue to take risks in order to get a story. But how do journalists balance the importance of seeking the truth – wherever that might take them – with ensuring their personal safety? And how can editors support them?

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-06-21 11:05

If journalism protects democracy, then who is protecting journalists? The important role editors and managers play in keeping their reporters safe. In this episode, we hear from editors and safety trainers about starting the safety conversation in newsrooms, to make safety a priority rather than an afterthought. Learn about actual situations that journalists and editors have found themselves facing, and get tips on how to start putting in place safety protocols in your own newsroom.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-06-21 09:12

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-06-01 09:29

The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-05-30 15:32

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-05-28 13:59

Indonesia is a place of great beauty, but its location on the Ring of Fire makes it especially prone to natural disasters like earthquakes and tsunamis. In addition, the string of islands also faces conflict due to its wealth of ethnic and religious diversity. In early April, over a dozen journalists gathered for a training in Bali to discuss comprehensive strategies for safe reporting.

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Andrew Heslop

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2019-05-03 10:11

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