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#IPIWoCo: When journalists seek refuge

Hundreds of journalists have been forced into exile, escaping war, destruction, attacks and death threats; many of them choose Germany as their second home. Exiled from their homelands they face numerous obstacles (bureaucracy, language barriers, lack of social capital, cultural differences, unemployment, etc.) How can exiled journalists contribute to the news and serve the public […]

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#IPIWoCo: Quality journalism in insecure times

Around the world, quality journalism is being challenged from all sides. The economic crisis, fuelled by rapid digital change, is putting pressure on traditional media. Connected with the rise of social media, trust in professional journalism is in decline. Moreover, political pressures are restricting freedom of expression in an increasing number of countries. What are […]

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#IPIWoCo: Publishing news, publicizing terrorism

How can we cover terrorism without giving too much power to the perpetrators? Are some news media narratives fueling terrorist attacks? Do we need strict reporting guidelines about terrorism in the news? Best practices and challenges. Watch the discussion from the panel session “Terrorism & news media: publishing news, publicizing terrorism” held on May 20, […]

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#IPIWoco: How to make investigative journalism more effective and enduring

Excellent journalistic investigation is often carried out by smaller media organisations or individuals who do not have sufficient reach to generate change. How can their independent investigations enter the mainstream media and remain there? What is the role of advocates and campaigners, mainstream and public service media? How can we make investigative journalism more effective […]

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