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EU Media Freedom Act must safeguard independent public service media

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined groups in writing to EU institutions urging for strong provisions in the EU Commission’s draft European Media Freedom Act (EMFA) which effectively protect the independence of public service media across the bloc.   Honorable members of the inter-institutional negotiating teams on the European Media Freedom Act (EMFA), We, […]

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Iran: Journalists who covered Mahsa Amini’s death sentenced to prison

The IPI global network strongly condemns the sentencing of Iranian journalists Niloofar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi, two of the first journalists to report on the death of Masha Amini at the hands of the morality police in September 2022, and calls for their immediate release.  On October 22, Hamedi was sentenced to a total of […]

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IJ4EU interview: The dirty truth about EU carbon credits

In its quest to combat climate change, the European Union has spent three decades trying to incentivise major polluters to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions through a scheme that would reward their cutbacks through the world’s first major carbon market. Yet an investigation supported by IPI’s Investigative Journalism for Europe (IJ4EU) fund reveals a disheartening […]

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Philippines: IPI condemns on-air killing of radio journalist Juan Jumalon

The International Press Institute (IPI) strongly condemns the on-air killing of Filipino radio journalist Juan Jumalon, which unfolded during a live broadcast. IPI calls on authorities to carry out a transparent and comprehensive investigation into the killing and hold the perpetrators to account. On November 5, 2023, Juan Jumalon, also known as DJ Johnny Walker, […]

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