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UK newsrooms increase efforts to tackle online harassment

Newsrooms in the UK have increasingly adopted measures to addressing the online harassment of journalists, according to a new International Press Institute (IPI) report today. These measures include step-by-step newsroom guidelines for preventing and reacting to online harassment; formal and informal peer support; trauma risk management and mental health first aid; guidelines for using social […]

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Nedim Türfent: ‘No hope’ for domestic legal recourse in Turkey

Letter from Nedim Türfent: “Now you’ll see the power of the Turk! What did this state do to you?” These were the threats hurled by the Turkish Police Special Forces with a deafening howl to some 40 Turkish and Kurdish workers who were lying on the ground in handcuffs following an early dawn raid on […]

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IPI welcomes new Czech National Committee to global network

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and journalists for media freedom, is delighted to welcome the IPI Czech National Committee into its fold. Amid the growing threat to independent journalism in Central Europe, the newly formed Czech National Committee aims to defend press freedom and safety of journalists and […]

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Resolution: Turkey: The myth of domestic legal remedy

A total of 47 MEPs and 14 press freedom and free expression organizations led by the International Press Institute (IPI) and Green MEP Rebecca Harms have joined a resolution underscoring the lack of effective domestic legal remedies for journalists targeted in Turkey’s media crackdown. The resolution follows a roundtable held under Chatham House Rules on […]

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