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IPI World Congress opens with roll-call of 72 journalists killed

The IPI World Congress 2012 opened in Port of Spain this morning with a chilling press freedom report: This year is shaping up to be the deadliest year for journalists since IPI began keeping records 15 years ago, IPI Executive Director Alison Bethel McKenzie said in her annual Director’s Report, which reviews press freedom developments. […]

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IPI-organised workshop offers Caribbean journalists tips on covering corruption

Regional journalists on Saturday received valuable insights on how to spot and investigate possible corruption, at a one-day seminar organised by the International Press Institute (IPI) in collaboration with the Investigative News Network, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The workshop preceded IPI’s June 24-26 World Congress in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. […]

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Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister to open IPI World Congress

Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Trinidad and Tobago’s first female prime minister, will open this year’s IPI World Congress, the International Press Institute (IPI) freemedia.atannounced today. Persad-Bissessar, a former attorney general, won a landslide victory in elections in May 2010, pledging to bring transparency and accountability to all areas of government. IPI’s World Congress 2012 – in Port […]

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Tina Brown, others, join growing list of prominent speakers at IPI World Congress

Tina Brown, journalist, editor, author, and co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast website, is one of several new additions to an already strong line-up of speakers and panellists slated to take part in the annual IPI World Congress in Vienna, Austria, and Bratislava, Slovakia, this September. Brown will join panellists Martim Figueiredo, publisher and editor-in-chief of […]

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