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IPI releases handbook on covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

The International Press Institute (IPI) today released a new publication on how biased and offensive language can skew news coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Drawing on the knowledge and first-hand experiences of Israeli and Palestinian journalists, “Use With Care: A Reporter’s Glossary of Loaded Language in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” deals with the complex reality in […]

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IPI General Assembly approves resolutions

Members of the International Press Institute (IPI) yesterday, meeting at their 62nd General Assembly, approved four resolutions and endorsed a call demanding that Ugandan authorities end the siege of a newspaper’s headquarters. The members approved resolutions welcoming the Pan African Parliament’s launch of a continent-wide press freedom campaign and calling on states to implement laws […]

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IPI completes mission to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza

A delegation of the International Press Institute has completed a weeklong research mission to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza that focused on the current status of conflict coverage by local media. The team included: IPI World Press Freedom Hero Daoud Kuttab, who runs Ammannet.net in Jordan; IPI Senior Press Freedom Adviser Naomi Hunt; and […]

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Israeli journalist avoids jail, but bad precedent set with plea bargain

The state of Israel has come to a plea bargain agreement with the lawyers of Israeli journalist Uri Blau in which the journalist will admit to possessing classified documents without authorisation, and the state will ask that Blau be allowed to do community service in lieu of prison time, according to local and international reports. The […]

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