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Poland: Countering online harassment in newsrooms

Read the full report   In June 2018, the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, visited Poland as part of IPI’s Ontheline project, which aims to identify best newsroom practices for preventing and better responding to online harassment of journalists. Over the course [...]

Finland: Countering online harassment in newsrooms

Read the full report In June 2018, the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, visited Finland as part of IPI’s Ontheline project, which aims to identify best newsroom practices for preventing and better responding to online harassment of journalists. Over the course of [...]

IPI condemns killing of Ghana reporter

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today condemned the killing of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, also known as Ahmed Divela, an investigative journalist working for the organization Tiger Eye in Ghana. Hussein-Suale was shot dead the night of Wednesday, January 16 by unidentified assailants in Accra, Ghana’s capital, while [...]

Spain: Countering online harassment in newsrooms

Read the full report [ESP] El objetivo del proyecto Ontheline del Instituto Internacional de la Prensa (IPI, por sus siglas en inglés) es establecer una serie de protocolos dirigidos a los medios de comunicación para prevenir y proteger el impacto, tanto emocional como laboral, que tienen las campañas de coacción y amenazas en las redes sociales [...]

Ahmed Hussein-Suale, Ghana

Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an undercover reporter for the Tiger Eye, was shot dead on January 16 by unidentified assailants in Accra, Ghana, while on his way home. Ahmed was a key member of the Tiger Eye, an investigative journalism group led by Anas Aremeyaw Anas.  The group has received several death threats in the past for [...]

Karola Wille new chair of IPI German National Committee

Dr. Karola Wille, head of the regional German public broadcaster MDR and a respected defender of press freedom and public-service broadcasting, is the new chair of the International Press Institute (IPI)’s German National Committee. Wille was first elected to lead the Leipzig-based MDR (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, or Central German Broadcasting) in 2011 and re-elected to a [...]

#IJ4EU cross-border investigative stories hit the headlines

Child abuse. Russian spying. Embezzlement of EU funding. Cancer tourism. Climate change denialism. European funding for dictators. A wave of new investigative stories supported by the International Press Institute (IPI)’s IJ4EU fund have hit the news, underscoring the value of financial support for investigative journalism in the public interest. Read below for some of the [...]

IPI condemns Nigerian army raid on Daily Trust newspaper

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today condemned the Nigerian army’s raid on the Daily Trust newspaper on Sunday, January 6, 2019, and demanded the release of the paper’s regional editor. In a letter sent to the Nigerian Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohamed, IPI Executive [...]

Awil Dihar Salad, Somalia

Awil Dihar Salad,45, a prominent journalist who worked for Universal TV, was killed in a suicide car bomb attack in Mogadishu on December. His driver, two security guards and eight were killed in the attack.

2018: A Dark Year for Press Freedom

Around the world press freedom faced a litany of attacks in 2018, as political leaders unwilling to accept scrutiny increasingly jail, prosecute or undermine the credibility of critical journalists. As many as 78 journalists were killed in 2018, according to the International Press Institute (IPI)’s Death Watch, as scores of murders in previous years remain [...]