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IPI urges Spain to protect journalist safety amid Catalonia protests

Español. The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today called on authorities in Spain and Catalonia to ensure an end to police attacks on journalists covering protests following a Spanish Supreme Court ruling jailing leaders of the Catalan independence movement. According to local media […]

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El IPI pide el cese inmediato de las agresiones contra periodistas en Cataluña

English. El Instituto Internacional de la Prensa (IPI, por sus siglas en inglés), la organización global para la libertad de prensa que aúna los directores de los medios de información internacional más influyentes, pide a las autoridades de España y Cataluña que cesen las agresiones de miembros de fuerzas del Estado contra periodistas que cubren […]

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Online harassment brings special risks for freelance journalists

Greek freelance journalist Anthi Pazianou found herself in the middle of an online abuse campaign in September after the leader of an extreme right-wing movement posted a photo of Pazianou with a refugee football team whose story she had recently covered along with other refugee-related issues on the Greek island of Lesbos. The post, which […]

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Documentary: Digital Attacks on Female Journalists in Spain

The International Press Institute (IPI) has launched a short documentary film about online attacks and threats against female journalists in Spain. The documentary includes interviews with some of Spain’s most prominent female journalists, including: • Ana Pastor, host of the news programme El Objetivo on the broadcaster La Sexta • Pepa Bueno, host of the […]

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