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#MemberNews: Khabar Lahariya brings women’s voices to rural media in India

The International Press Institute (IPI) welcomes Khabar Lahariya, an independent and feminist rural media outlet in India, as its newest institutional member. Khabar Lahariya was launched in 2002 with the aim of bringing a feminist voice to local media and establish women as journalists in small towns and villages. Pooja Pande, head of partnerships at Khabar […]

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Polish party leader initiates libel charge against critical newspaper

Jaroslaw Kaczyński, the leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party (PiS), has initiated a criminal libel charge against the newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza for publishing reports about his reported involvement in the construction of a 190-meter-tall skyscraper in Warsaw. The Polish state-owned news agency PAP reported that the newspaper would be subject to public prosecution […]

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IPI vice chair leads commemoration for Slovakia journalist

International Press Institute (IPI) Executive Board Vice Chair Beata Balogová, the editor-in-chief of leading Slovak daily newspaper SME, spoke to a crowd of thousands on February 21 in Bratislava at a demonstration calling for justice one year after the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová. Balogová read a statement signed by […]

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IJ4EU: When the state fails abused children

Every now and then cases of child abuse make the news. While the publicity lasts, these stories horrify and disturb people. But these cases often fall into oblivion, even after a week. The Manifold, a team of five journalists from Greece and Cyprus, wanted to find out what happens to children when the scandal around […]

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