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Spain: Ensuring justice for women journalists targeted by online harassment

Online harassment hinders the ability of women journalists to carry out their journalistic activities, affects personal lives, and threatens their safety. Women journalists regularly encounter lack of support in their cases, and are advised to limit social media presence or worse – to get used to the attacks as being a part of their job. […]

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Philippines: Veteran radio broadcaster Percy Lapid fatally shot

The IPI global network strongly condemns the killing of veteran radio broadcaster Percival Mabasa, also known as Percy Lapid, who was gunned down in Manila on October 3. We urge authorities to conduct a thorough investigation into this murder and to hold the perpetrators accountable. IPI also calls on President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to take […]

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IPI Executive Board welcomes six new members

Six editors from Spain, Brazil, the U.S., Norway, Ukraine, and Austria were newly elected to the International Press Institute (IPI)’s global Executive Board at the organization’s recent World Congress in New York City. IPI welcomes as Executive Board members: Borja Echevarría, Managing Editor, El País, Spain  Paula Miraglia, Founder and Editor, Nexo, Brazil Amelia Newcomb, […]

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#IPIWoCo Recap: Can ‘impact investors’ protect independent media?

Philanthropic organizations keen to support independent journalism have long used grant funding as a way to help news outlets keep the wolves from the door. But more and more, they’re looking to the world of “impact investment” for innovative ways to fund media as a public good. Also known as “mission investing”, impact investing aims […]

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