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New IPI report examines newsroom measures against online abuse

The International Press Institute (IPI) today released a new report examining best practices adopted by newsrooms in Europe for addressing online harassment and attacks against journalists. In the context of the overall issue of harassment, the report, which is the outcome of visits to dozens of newsrooms in five European countries, focuses specifically on female journalists, who have […]

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IPI condemns closure of Al Jazeera bureau in Sudan

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, today vehemently condemned the decision of the government of Sudan to close the Al Jazeera bureau in Khartoum and ban its journalists from reporting. The Qatar-based Al Jazeera Media Network said in a statement that Sudan has abruptly closed down […]

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Oppressive new laws aid Egypt’s media crackdown

Last year, 19 journalists were jailed on “false news” charges in Egypt, and more than 30 journalists are currently believed to be behind bars. But while the International Press Institute (IPI) continues to press for their release, the Egyptian government under President Fattah el-Sisi is constructing a powerful legal framework to support its crackdown on […]

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Turkey releases journalist Kadri Gürsel on probation

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editor, media executives and journalists, welcomed the release of IPI Executive Board member and Turkey National Committee Chair Kadri Gürsel from prison in Turkey. Gürsel was briefly jailed yesterday after reporting to the authorities to serve out the remainder of a two-and-a-half year prison sentence handed […]

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