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Turkey’s Media Under Siege (Berlin, November 28)

The International Press Institute (IPI), in partnership with WELT, invites interested members of the public to a networking event and series of panel discussions on November 28, 2018 in Berlin with leading lawyers, journalists and human rights activists from Turkey and Europe. Panellists will examine the media crackdown and the breakdown of the rule of law in [...]

Premiere of ‘A Dark Place’ (Vienna, Dec. 10)

The new documentary film “A Dark Place”, which highlights the effects of online harassment and abuse on female journalists, will premiere at the This Human World film festival in Vienna on December 10, 2018. The documentary is a production of the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media as part of the #SOFJO [...]

Bulgaria industry group urged to refrain from discrediting journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today joined the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) in urging representatives of the Bulgarian construction industry to refrain from attempting to undermine the credibility of the investigative news website Bivol.bg. Bivol and its Romanian [...]

IPI World Congress 2019 (Geneva, 4-6 June 2019)

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, is pleased to announce that its 68th World Congress and General Assembly will be held in Geneva, Switzerland from June 4 to 6, 2019 in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). The World Congress is IPI’s flagship event and a [...]

Algeria journalist jailed on defamation, privacy charges

Three Algerian journalists were detained on defamation and privacy violation charges last month, with one remaining behind bars pending further trial. The wave of journalists’ arrests started on October 22, Algeria’s National Press Day, when Adlène Mellah, director of the online news sites Algérie Direct and Dzair Presse, was reportedly detained and charged with insult [...]

IPI announces 2019 World Congress in Geneva, Switzerland

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, is pleased to announce that its 68th World Congress and General Assembly will be held in Geneva, Switzerland from June 4 to 6, 2019 in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). The World Congress is IPI’s [...]

Beata Balogová named IPI vice chair

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, announced today that Beata Balogová, editor-in-chief of the independent Slovak daily SME, has been appointed as a vice chair of the organization’s Executive Board. Balogová joined the Executive Board in 2015. Prior to joining SME in 2014, [...]

IPI condemns bombing of Al-Aqsa TV in Gaza

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, has condemned Tuesday night’s attack on Al-Aqsa TV station in Gaza by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Al-Aqsa’s building was destroyed in a targeted strike by the Israeli air force. According to reports, the IDF fired missiles at the station [...]

IPI criticizes Philippines decision to prosecute Rappler

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today vehemently condemned the decision of the Philippines government to prosecute news site Rappler and its founder, Maria Ressa, on charges of tax evasion. “President Rodrigo Duterte is increasingly seeking to silence his critics by any means”, [...]

IPI condemns White House decision on CNN journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of journalists, editors and media executives for press freedom, today condemned the White House’s decision to suspend the press pass of CNN’s chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, until further notice. The suspension of Acosta’s “hard pass” guaranteeing access to the White House grounds was announced by [...]