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South Korea court issues search warrant for TV Chosun newsroom

A court in South Korea yesterday issued a search warrant for the newsroom of TV Chosun in Seoul following efforts by a trainee working for TV Chosun to gather information about the recent opinion-rigging scandal reportedly involving members of the ruling Democratic Party as well as a party representative believed to be close to South […]

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Cumhuriyet journalists sentenced to prison

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned a court decision sentencing 14 journalists and staff members with Turkey’s secular daily Cumhuriyet newspaper to prison on charges of providing support to terrorist groups. Defendants received prison terms ranging from two to seven-and-half years, expected to be shortened due to time served. The journalists sentenced are also […]

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La concienciación del acoso digital como medida de prevención

Este es el segundo de una serie de artículos que publicaremos esta semana con las notas de campo de la misión que el International Press Institute (IPI) y la Plataforma en Defensa de Libertad de Información (PDLI) llevamos a cabo esta semana (23-27 de abril) en España para explorar la incidencia de los ataques online contra periodistas y las estrategias […]

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Two months after journalist murder, Slovakia still waits for real change

Zur deutschen Version Today marks two months since Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak and his partner, archaeologist Martina Kušnírová, were found shot dead, execution-style, in their home in the town of Veľká Mača. Police immediately suspected that the murder was related to Kuciak’s work as an investigative journalist for the online news site, where he […]

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