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IPI Membership News – November 2020

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IPI mourns loss of South Africa journalist Raymond Louw

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, mourns the death of Raymond Louw, one of South Africa’s most respected journalists and a vocal media freedom champion. Louw passed away yesterday, June 5, just one day after the death of this wife, Jean. He was […]

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#MemberInterview: Khadija Patel on presidents, political interference and the free press

As part of a series of interviews with the International Press Institute (IPI)’s new Executive Board members, this week we spoke to Khadija Patel, editor-in-chief of South Africa’s Mail & Guardian and co-founder of the award-winning youth news portal The Daily Vox. South Africa is considered a leader in media freedom in Africa, with the […]

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South Africa journalists obtain order against activists

A Johannesburg court today granted South African journalists’ request for an order to stop a campaign of intimidation by activists from a group seeking expropriation of white-owned land who last week picketed the home of an editor and published a list of journalists to target. The South African National Editor’s Forum (SANEF) on Tuesday asked […]

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