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IPI General Assembly Resolution 2017: Egypt

The members of the International Press Institute (IPI), meeting at their 66th Annual General Assembly during the IPI World Congress on May 20, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany adopted by unanimous vote a resolution renewing IPI’s call on Egypt’s government to free imprisoned journalists and to respect constitutional guarantees of free expression and press freedom. Egypt […]

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#IPIWoCo Town Hall: Building the journalism we need!

Editors and publishers of some of the world’s leading news outlets discuss their visions for the future of journalism in a town-hall-style debate at Hamburg’s City Hall. Watch the discussion from the Town Hall meeting “Building the journalism we need!” held on May 18, 2017 at the IPI World Congress in Hamburg. MODERATOR John Yearwood, IPI […]

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#IPIWoCo opening ceremony

From propaganda to online harassment, oppressive media laws to lack of funding, good journalism is under pressure from all sides these days. The International Press Institute (IPI)’s 2017 World Congress in Hamburg explored these challenges with a focus on the future of quality journalism and professional reporting. Watch the opening ceremony from the IPI World […]

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#IPIWoCo awards ceremony

Watch the presentation of the IPI World Press Freedom Hero Award and the Free Media Pioneer Award, both given in partnership with Copenhagen-based International Media Support (IMS), on May 18, 2017 at the IPI World Congress in Hamburg. Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned since 2011 after criticising his country’s abuse of anti-terror […]

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