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IPI concerned over Facebook’s deactivation of journalists’ accounts

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, is concerned over Facebook’s deactivation of accounts of journalists in Syria, Tunisia and Palestine. Over the last few months, dozens of Syrian, Tunisian and Palestinian journalists and activists have complained that their accounts have been deactivated by […]

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Slovak journalist continuing investigative work of Ján Kuciak receives bullet in mailbox

Police in Slovakia must thoroughly investigate a possible death threat issued against an investigative reporter at Slovak online news outlet Aktuality.sk, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. On the morning of Thursday, June 25, Aktuality investigative journalist Peter Sabo awoke to find a pistol bullet in the mailbox of the Bratislava apartment where he lives with […]

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New Naratif tells the hidden stories of Southeast Asia

Meet new IPI member PJ Thum, Singaporean, historian at Oxford University and managing director of New Naratif, the multimedia magazine that dives deep into the stories that make up the social fabric of SEA. Launched by Thum in 2017, New Naratif works with a network of freelance journalists around the region and is supported by […]

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Russian journalists face fines and probes amid creeping censorship

Journalists in Russia reporting on the authorities’ handling of the Covid-19 pandemic are facing continued fines and investigations stemming from new laws on “fake news”, intensifying an already hostile landscape for critical and independent media. During the coronavirus pandemic the country’s media regulator has issued dozens of take down and correction orders and threatened to […]

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