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IPI calls on Malaysia to reverse conviction of investigative journalist Clare Rewcastle Brown

The IPI global network strongly condemns the Malaysian court’s decision to sentence journalist Clare Rewcastle Brown, the founder of IPI Free Media Pioneer award winner Radio Free Sarawak, to two years in prison over her investigative reporting. We call on Malaysian courts to overturn this unjust conviction and safeguard the rights of journalists. On Wednesday, […]

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Africa Media Monitoring January 2024: Threats to press freedom in Guinea, DRC, Somaliland

In January 2024, IPI documented 42 threats to press freedom in nine countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Arrests, detentions, and physical attacks were the most common categories of threats. Guinea recorded the highest number of violations. State actors remain the main perpetrators, responsible for 88 percent of the recorded attacks on journalists and media outlets.   […]

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The Outlook: A note of optimism for media business models

This text comes from IPI’s newsletter The Outlook. Click here to sign up to receive future editions direct to your inbox. This is The Outlook, IPI’s media innovation newsletter, where we take a look at tools and strategies for innovation, and learn from newsrooms that are implementing them. Today we are thinking about the state of […]

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New IPI report reveals safety crisis faced by climate and environmental journalists

Critical, investigative journalism on environmental issues is essential if we want to protect the environment and address the climate crisis. However, journalists working on these stories face multiple, complex threats, a new International Press Institute (IPI) report shows. From physical violence to arrests, legal harassment, online attacks, restrictions on freedom of movement, and challenges accessing […]

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