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Helsinki World Congress Journal

As newspapers buckle under economic pressure, and the news industry struggles to make the transition from traditional subscription-based models to a profitable online business, an interestingly balanced panel met here on 9 June to discuss how to make this possible. Two journalists from traditional media organizations, Pete Clifton of the BBC, and Atte Jääskeläinen from […]

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Resolutions adopted at the World Congress and 58th General Assembly

IPI Resolution on the Sentencing of US Journalists by North Korea IPI Repeats Call for Justice for Journalists Murdered in East Timor in 1975 IPI Resolution Against Efforts to Weaken Independent Media Councils IPI Resolution on Criminal Defamation in the EU IPI Resolution on Pressure on Critical Media in Venezuela IPI Resolution Urging Aid Agencies […]

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IPI Congress honours Russia’s Novaya Gazeta

The International Press Institute today presented its annual Free Media Pioneer Award to Novaya Gazeta, a Russian newspaper that has withstood mounting government efforts to control the media and has paid dearly for its intrepid reporting over the last decade. The award was presented to Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov as IPI opened its World Congress and 58th General Assembly, an […]

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IPI Congress set to open in Helsinki

More than 250 editors, media executives and leading journalists will gather in Helsinki from 6 to 9 June for the International Press Institute’s World Congress and 58th General Assembly. An annual event, the IPI Congress features discussions on global issues that shape press freedom and the media. This year, participants will discuss press freedom in […]

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