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Mexico: November sees escalation in violence against the press

The International Press Institute (IPI) expresses its renewed alarm over the continued extreme level of violence against journalists in Mexico. Recent incidents, including the killing of two journalists in November alone and the kidnapping of three others, underscore the urgency of addressing this violence. Mexican authorities must ensure an environment where journalists can carry out […]

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EU: Protection of journalists’ sources in EMFA must align with human rights standards

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined media freedom and civil society organisations in writing to EU institutions to urge negotiators to ensure the European Media Freedom Act (EMFA) includes strong protections for the protection of journalists’ sources in line with international human rights standards. Read the full letter below ———————————————————————— With the European Media […]

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The Outlook: How news organizations can leverage short-form video

This text comes from IPI’s newsletter The Outlook. Click here to sign up to receive future editions direct to your inbox. This is The Outlook, IPI’s media innovation newsletter, where we take a look at tools and strategies for innovation, and learn from newsrooms that are implementing them. The IPI Media Sustainability Team is fresh from […]

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Azerbaijan: IPI sends letter to authorities demanding release of imprisoned journalists

On Monday, November 20, as IPI reported, authorities in Azerbaijan detained Ulvi Hasanli, the director of independent online outlet Abzas Media. Soon after, Abzas Media’s editor-in-chief, Sevinc Vaqifqizi, was arrested. Mahammad Kekalov, an activist who had published for the outlet, was detained on Wednesday. All three were placed in pre-trial detention for a period of […]

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