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Kosovo: Media freedom groups write to PM Kurti over RTK appointment

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined four international media freedom organisations in writing to the Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, to raise our shared concerns about a recent appointment to Radio Television of Kosovo (RTK) which undermines recent reform progress. Read the full letter below.     Dear Albin Kurti, President of Vetevendosje […]

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IPI, partners request meeting with Kyrgyz president

Today, IPI and a group of partner organizations sent a letter to Sadyr Japarov, President of Kyrgyzstan, requesting a meeting to discuss the rapidly deteriorating situation of press freedom in this country. The letter was co-signed by Committee to Protect journalists, Article 19, Human Rights Watch, Justice For Journalists Foundation, Norwegian Helsinki Committee, and Reporters […]

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Part 3: In Manaus, a new digital voice tells the real stories of Amazonians

Venezuela’s Trunk Road 10 becomes BR-174 when it crosses the border with Brazil, in the state of Roraima. That’s where Katia Brasil, originally from Fortaleza, took her first steps as a journalist, in the state capital, Boa Vista, distinguishing herself as a reporter with access to a wide range of sources.  When a murder plot […]

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Serbia: IJAS launches resource platform for news outlets to combat online attacks

The Independent Journalists Association of Serbia (IJAS) has launched “On The Line”, an online resource hub for journalists and newsrooms to address online harassment and smear campaigns in Serbia. The hub, available online since last week, is drawn from IPI’s Newsrooms Ontheline hub and adapted it to meet the specific needs of journalists and news […]

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