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Safety and Independence of Journalism: Media freedom webinar

In advance of the Second Global Conference on Media Freedom ORGANIZED BY → Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of the Republic of Austria → Embassy of Canada in Austria → British Embassy in Austria → International Press Institute (IPI) → Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)/Office of the Representative on Freedom of the Media   The […]

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Digital Censorship: Turkey’s New Social Media Law and Its Implications for Free Media (Aug 31, 2020)

  The IPI Turkish National Committee hosted the English-language webinar “Digital Censorship: Turkey’s New Social Media Law and Its Implications for Free Media” following the passage of Turkey’s controversial new social media regulations in July which dramatically expands government control over free expression on social media and online platforms. The webinar is the fourth in a new […]

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Hong Kong Security Law: A Threat to Independent Journalism (July 29, 2020)

  On June 30, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress unanimously passed the Hong Kong National Security Act. The Chinese government has claimed that the law intends “to prevent, frustrate and punish the small minority of criminal acts that harm national security and to offer better protection to the safety of life and […]

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Covid-19: Reporting when the science is struggling to keep up

  The Covid-19 story mutates and changes as fast as the virus spreads. Journalism needs to respect the science, but what about when the science itself is struggling to keep up? Or when governments spread unverified claims? In this online discussion organized by International Press Institute (IPI), prominent health and science journalists and writers talked […]

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