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Masterclass: Dealing with digital harassment (Dec. 2, 2021)

Many journalists experience digital harassment because of their work. It ranges from harassing comments on social media to direct threats and coordinated campaigns to intimidate the journalist. It takes its toll: Many who are affected by this feel insecurity, stress, and depression, and it may in the long run lead to self-censorship. The International Press […]

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Documentary “Writing with Fire”: Online screening (Dec. 8, 2021)

Synopsis In a male-dominated media landscape, India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women, Khabar Lahariya (News Wave), is blazing a trail. Armed with smartphones, these journalists break with tradition – whether on the frontlines of India’s biggest problems or in their own homes. A film about fearless journalists who, in the face of a hostile […]

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Reporting against all odds: Journalism in Belarus today (Zoom, Nov. 23)

  Since the fradulent August 2020 presidential elections, the Belarusian regime continues to relentlessly tighten its grip on the few remaining independent media in the country and viciously harass journalists. Since the beginning of the protests at least 497 journalists have been detained. As of 9 November 2021, 29 journalists – among over 800 political prisoners […]

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IPI to hold its first Annual Turkey Media Symposium in Istanbul (Nov. 4-5)

Read the programme in Turkish The challenges facing quality and independent journalism in Turkey have never been greater. The increased political pressure on the free press, a growing number of physical and judicial attacks on journalists, censorship, and new and repressive legislation to restrict access to digital media platforms paint a bleak future for the […]

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