New member interview (Albania): “We believe in what Exit does and what it needs to do”

IPI is proud to welcome the Albanian news portal Exit, together with Exit editors Alice Taylor, Bledar Qalliuand Neritan Sejamini, as new members of its global network. Exit was started in 2015 as a blog site by lecturers at the University of Tirana in social and political sciences. It was created as a way of […] The post New member interview (Albania): “We believe in what Exit does and what it needs to do” appeared first on International Press Institute.

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‘The Hungary model’: How Poland copied illiberal tactics for weakening independent media

Press freedom in Central Europe is under renewed threat. Yet there are no systematic arrests of journalists as in Belarus or Turkey. Less of the blatant acts of censorship common in Russia. Few of the gruesome killings of reporters that are common in autocratic countries around the world. For illiberal governments bound by the democratic […] The post ‘The Hungary model’: How Poland copied illiberal tactics for weakening independent media appeared first on International Press Institute.

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IPI Podcasts: What should be done against misogynistic abuse online and by whom?

IPI speaks with new OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Teresa Ribeiro and IPI Executive Director Barbara Trionfi about concrete actions several actors – from governments to the judiciary as well as news outlets – should adopt to combat one a growing threats to press freedom. Both share the recommendations and suggestions contained in […] The post IPI Podcasts: What should be done against misogynistic abuse online and by whom? appeared first on International Press Institute.

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IPI partners in South Asia highlight hostile environment for women journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI) recently launched the first-ever cross-border collaboration project between media organizations in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Nepal. As part of this innovative effort “Covering and investigating attacks against journalists in South Asia: a Cross-Border cooperation”, IPI’s media partners have documented the hostile environment and attacks faced by women journalists in the […] The post IPI partners in South Asia highlight hostile environment for women journalists appeared first on International Press Institute.

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Digital Security Act: The law that does not protect

Journalists around the world face online harassment for their critical reporting. In particular, female journalists receive a disproportionate number of online attacks and threats compared to their male colleagues. The vicious and widespread nature of these attacks reflects latent misogyny in society and not only endangers the gains that female journalists have made in the […] The post Digital Security Act: The law that does not protect appeared first on International Press Institute.

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In the crossfire

Journalists around the world face online harassment for their critical reporting. In particular, female journalists receive a disproportionate number of online attacks and threats compared to their male colleagues. The vicious and widespread nature of these attacks reflects latent misogyny in society and not only endangers the gains that female journalists have made in the […] The post In the crossfire appeared first on International Press Institute.

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Fear in the air

Journalists around the world face online harassment for their critical reporting. In particular, female journalists receive a disproportionate number of online attacks and threats compared to their male colleagues. The vicious and widespread nature of these attacks reflects latent misogyny in society and not only endangers the gains that female journalists have made in the […] The post Fear in the air appeared first on International Press Institute.

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Social media is ‘dangerous’ to women journalists in Nepal

Journalists around the world face online harassment for their critical reporting. In particular, female journalists receive a disproportionate number of online attacks and threats compared to their male colleagues. The vicious and widespread nature of these attacks reflects latent misogyny in society and not only endangers the gains that female journalists have made in the […] The post Social media is ‘dangerous’ to women journalists in Nepal appeared first on International Press Institute.

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'I didn't want to be alive any more': Harry and Meghan describe racism and royal animosity in Oprah interview

Extraordinary exchange paints picture of rift with family as couple say royals questioned how dark Archie’s skin would beTwelve things we learned from the Oprah interviewLive coverage: Meghan and Harry claim palace failed to protect themThe Duchess of Sussex accused the royal family on Sunday night of fostering an atmosphere of racial hostility so intense that she came close to suicide while pregnant with her first child.In a series of stunning revelations during a two-hour, hotly anticipated interview with Oprah Winfrey, Meghan claimed that members of the royal family had openly expressed concerns about how dark her son Archie’s skin would be, that they had gone to extraordinary lengths..

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Case of reporter facing trial over BLM coverage seen as attack on press rights

Iowa journalist Andrea Sahouri was arrested and charged last year while covering a Black Lives Matter protest A journalist will face trial in Iowa on Monday on charges arising from her arrest while covering a Black Lives Matter protest last year, in a case condemned by Amnesty International and news organizations across the US as an assault on press freedom. Related: These US cities defunded police: 'We're transferring money to the community' Continue reading...

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‘17 is a prime number – eccentric’: how Numberblocks became a kids' TV hit

The CBeebies show saved parents struggling under lockdown by making maths fun. But how do its makers come up with their ideas – and what would happen if seven ate nine?When the first lockdown struck and schools closed, parents suddenly found themselves reassessing their approach to screen time. Their choice was simple: they could either labour on, attempting to piece together a ramshackle Rube Goldberg parenting strategy that kept their children healthy, happy and educated, while maintaining their own obligations to full-time employment, or they could bite the bullet, plonk them in front of the telly and hope their kids’ brains wouldn’t entirely atrophy.Luckily for me, the decision was..

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Network Mapping is a Way to Concrete Way to Include More Voices in Your Reporting

A deadline can bulldoze the best of intentions. For me, that intention has been to include a greater diversity of voices and faces in daily news coverage. That’s been my newsroom’s …

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