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#MemberNews: Greece’s ThePressProject aims to honour founder’s legacy

This June, trailblazing Greek investigative journalist and IPI member Costas Efimeros passed away, leaving behind the respected independent news site that he founded in the wake of the Greek financial crisis: ThePressProject. Despite this loss, ThePressProject’s journalists are keeping the site’s investigative mission alive. As it has from the beginning, ThePressProject relies on crowdfunding and […]

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#MemberInterview: Zambia’s The Mast aims to keep government in check

The International Press Institute (IPI) this year proudly welcomed Zambia’s The Mast, a newly founded independent newspaper, as a corporate member of its global network for media freedom. The Mast was founded by IPI World Press Freedom Hero Fred M’membe and his wife, Mutinta Mazoka-M’membe, after M’membe’s previous publication, The Post, was liquidated in June […]

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Q&A: West’s call to control ‘fake news’ strengthens Russia’s grip over online content

Andrei Soldatov is a Russian investigative journalist and co-founder of the Russian news site Agentura.Ru, which is known for its coverage of terrorism and the activities of Russia’s intelligence agencies. In 2012, Soldatov launched the project “Russia’s Surveillance State”, which revealed government surveillance programmes in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. […]

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Bosnia and Herzegovina must protect journalist safety amid death threats

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined local groups in South East Europe in welcoming the arrest of a suspect following a new online death threat directed at a Bosnian journalist, but urged Bosnian authorities to step up efforts to protect journalist safety. Dragan Bursać, a columnist for Al Jazeera Balkans (AJB) and the Bosnian […]

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