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Rush to pass ‘fake news’ laws during Covid-19 intensifying global media freedom challenges

By IPI Advocacy Officer Jamie Wiseman Few terms have become so engrained in global political discourse in the last half decade than that of so-called “fake news.” The widely used yet ill-defined phrase has become a messy shorthand enveloping everything from social media rumours, to online political disinformation, to state-sponsored internet propaganda. With vastly different […]

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IPI joins over 40 rights groups in condemning Brazil’s prosecution of Greenwald

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has joined nearly four dozen other press freedom and civil liberties organizations in an open letter condemning Brazil’s decision to charge U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald in response to his reporting with The Intercept Brasil. IPI separately called […]

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IPI condemns Brazil’s effort to prosecute Glenn Greenwald

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today vehemently condemned the Brazilian government’s move to file charges against award-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald, founder of the news site The Intercept. Prosecutors have charged Greenwald, an American journalist who lives with his family in Brazil, with […]

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IPI condemns Brazilian president’s threat to jail Greenwald

The International Press Institute, a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, has condemned the statement of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro threatening to send noted journalist and co-founder of The Intercept Glenn Greenwald to prison. “President Bolsonaro’s threat to jail Glenn Greenwald is an outrageous and deeply troubling act from […]

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