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The Outlook: The importance of loops and cycles in your media’s business strategy

This text comes from IPI’s newsletter The Outlook. Click here to sign up to receive future editions direct to your inbox. In October, IPI brought together editors, founders and product professionals from the 10 media startups in our New Media Incubator. In this edition of The Outlook, IPI’s Media Innovation and Sustainability team takes you behind […]

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IPI calls on states to take concrete action to end impunity for crimes against the press

Amid spiraling violence and attacks on the press, states must urgently uphold their commitments and obligations to protect the safety of journalists – including in conflict zones – and take concrete action to end impunity for these crimes, the International Press Institute (IPI) said to mark International Day to End Impunity on November 2, 2023. […]

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Croatia: “Anti-leaks” legislation and new media law proposal spell trouble for journalists

The Croatian government is looking to criminalize unauthorized leaks of material from criminal proceedings. While the authorities insist that the new law will protect the presumption of innocence, media professionals and numerous law experts decry the proposal, warning it will silence journalists and their potential sources. The outcry over the “anti-leak” legislation comes shortly after […]

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Slovakia: Deepfake audio of Denník N journalist offers worrying example of AI abuse

The 2023 Slovak parliamentary election campaign made history, and not for the right reasons. For the first time, deepfakes played a role in the pre-election battle. Two days prior to the election, a video with an audio clip that allegedly featured Monika Tódová, a well-known journalist from independent news platform Denník N, and Michal Šimečka, […]

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