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IPI launches new protocol for newsrooms to address online harassment

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today launched a new protocol for newsrooms to tackle online harassment as a threat to press freedom and reduce the professional and emotional toll it can take on journalists. IPI’s protocol outlines a four-step framework that newsrooms […]

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Philippine authorities seek to strip critical broadcaster of franchise

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, today urged the Philippine government to withdraw a petition to strip television broadcaster ABS-CBN of its franchise, a move that could lead to the station’s closure. Jose Calida, the solicitor general of The Philippines, filed a claim on Monday asking […]

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IPI urges investigation in attack on Russian journalist in Chechnya

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the attack on Russian investigative journalist Yelena Milashina and her lawyer Marina Dubrovina and urged authorities to carry out a full investigation in the case and bring those responsible to justice. Milashina, a well-known and […]

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Watching the watchdogs: Pegasus spyware and the surveillance of journalists

In the past five years a growing trend has emerged of autocratic governments around the world using sophisticated spyware tools purchased from private Western companies to snoop on journalists. Originally designed for criminal or intelligence operations, these privately developed technologies are increasingly being used by state agencies to spy on critical and investigative reporters and […]

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