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Press freedom in Poland under pressure at year’s end

Poland ends 2018 with worrying developments in the climate towards journalists. As the country enters election season, leading up to parliamentary elections in autumn 2019, two separate incidents point to rising pressure on the press. The first incident relates to independent media outlets’ coverage of the scandal at the country’s Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) in […]

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Politics, gender key triggers for online abuse in Poland

The International Press Institute (IPI), a Vienna-based global press freedom organization, today launched a new report on online abuse against journalists in Poland, identifying domestic politics, refugees, Polish-Jewish history and gender issues as the topics most likely to attract threatening and hateful messages. IPI conducted a fact-finding mission to Poland in June 2018 as part of […]

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Główne tematy wyzwalające prześladowania w Internecie w Polsce to polityka i płeć

Read in English International Press Institute (IPI), światowa organizacja na rzecz wolności prasy z siedzibą w Wiedniu, opublikowała dzisiaj nowy raport (w języku angielskim) na temat prześladowań w Internecie wobec dziennikarzy w Polsce. Za najczęstsze tematy, które mogą wywoływać groźne i nienawistne reakcje odbiorców, uznano politykę wewnętrzną, kwestię uchodźców, historię polsko-żydowską i problematykę płci. IPI […]

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VIDEO: Leading Polish editor on ‘orchestrated’ troll campaigns

The editor of the online version of one of Poland’s leading newsmagazines describes the phenomenon of “orchestrated” social media attacks on journalists in a new interview with the International Press Institute (IPI). Łukasz Lipiński, editor of, said social media in Poland had been taken over by political fighting and troll attacks on journalists. “If you […]

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