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#IPIWoCo2016 Panel: How to Cover Violent Extremism and Survive

This article originally appeared on the website of the journal Arab Media & Society. Under the banner “Journalism at Risk—Safety and Professionalism in a Dangerous World,” the 2016 World Congress of the International Press Institute (IPI) held in Doha, Qatar in March tackled the dangers of covering terrorism and other forms of political violence, examining […]

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“How can we protect journalism with dictators in power?”

On the sidelines of the International Press Institute (IPI)’s World Congress last month in Qatar, IPI interviewed Nobel Peace Prize recipient and Yemeni journalist Tawakkol Karman on the state of press freedom in the Middle East. In the interview, Karman criticised in particular an ongoing regional ‘counterrevolution’ for rolling back gains in human rights, including […]

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#IPIWoCo2016 Interview with Nina L. Khrushcheva: Window on Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to make Russia into a global player, equivalent in power to the United States, Nina Khrushcheva, professor of international affairs at The New School University, said Monday in an interview with Kaius Niemi, senior editor-in-chief of the Helsingin Sanomat, during the International Press Institute (IPI)’s World Congress. Khrushcheva, the granddaughter […]

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#IPIWoCo Inside Scoop: Myanmar’s Post-Election Media Landscape

Media freedom in Myanmar has progressed significantly in recent years, but its future remains uncertain as the newly elected government assumes power, Soe Myint, the editor-in-chief and managing director of Mizzima Media, told the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 2016 World Congress. Yangon was the site of IPI’s 2015 World Congress, which came ahead of the […]

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