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Africa Media Monitoring May 2024: Threats to press freedom in Nigeria, Uganda and Somalia

In May 2024, IPI documented at least 25 violations or threats to press freedom in 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These violations affected 20 male journalists and 7 female journalists. Cases of arrests and detention were the most common violations documented, followed by physical, verbal, or online attacks and censorship. The highest number of violations […]

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Transition Accelerator: IPI launches call for news organizations in Europe with grants up to €20,000

The International Press Institute (IPI) is excited to  announce the launch a call for its Transition Accelerator, an EU-funded programme supporting news media developing innovative, market-specific solutions to challenges such as digital transformation, adapting to user needs and developing sustainable revenue streams.  The programme will support up to 18 established digital or legacy media organizations, […]

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Media freedom groups call on Slovakia’s Parliament to reject public broadcasting bill

Journalists and media freedom groups are urging Slovakia’s MPs to reject the proposed public service broadcasting bill scheduled for parliamentary review next week. Despite recent amendments to the bill, the new structure would lead to the politicization of the broadcaster in breach of the European Media Freedom Act. The public broadcasting bill aiming to replace […]

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Journalists assaulted by mob in Jerusalem

The IPI global network is deeply alarmed by reports of multiple violent attacks against journalists by crowds who participated in an annual march in East Jerusalem on June 5. We call on Israeli authorities to swiftly investigate these attacks and prosecute all those responsible. On June 5, thousands of Israeli youth paraded through the streets […]

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