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North Macedonia: Press freedom mission finds fragile progress in need of further support

From 5-7 June 2023, the International Press Institute (IPI) joined the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), Free Press Unlimited (FPU), and the Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa (OBCT) a fact-finding mission to North Macedonia, organised by the Association of Journalists of Macedonia (ZNM). While we recognise progress […]

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Event recap: IPI and UNESCO hosted a round table on journalists’ safety during elections in Africa

To mark Press Freedom Day in Africa on May 11 to 13, IPI and UNESCO co-hosted a roundtable at the second Africa Media Convention in Lusaka, Zambia to discuss the pressures on journalists and challenges of press freedom during elections, as several countries across the continent face key selections in 2023 and 2024. The wave […]

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Iran: IPI condemns trials of journalists Niloofar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi

The IPI global network strongly condemns the closed-door trials of journalists Niloofar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi, who were among the first journalists to report on the death of Mahsa Amini at the hands of the morality police in September 2022.  Authorities must immediately drop charges against these journalists as well as all imprisoned journalists in […]

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#IPIWoCo Wrap-up: How AI can make your journalism smarter

Large data sets, language barriers, and a ticking clock have historically created challenges for journalists conducting large-scale, highly sensitive investigations. During a recent session at the 2023 IPI World Congress and Media Innovation Festival, three journalism innovators shared how they have harnessed the power of AI to tell stories and remodel the newsroom. While AI […]

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