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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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El IPI publica un informe pionero sobre el acoso digital contra periodistas en España

El Instituto Internacional de la Prensa (IPI, por sus siglas en inglés) y la Plataforma en Defensa de la Libertad de Información (PDLI) alertan del aumento del acoso y amenazas online contra periodistas en España. El fenómeno afecta especialmente a las mujeres periodistas por la intensidad de los insultos y las campañas de coacción de […]

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Spanish politician aims to jail journalists who uncovered fraud scandal

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for media freedom, today condemned an attempt by a leading Spanish politician to jail two journalists who revealed her alleged involvement in a fraud scandal. In documents filed this week in court, the politician, Cristina Cifuentes, the former president of […]

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