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Proposed laws in Nepal would stifle press freedom

Lawmakers in Nepal should reconsider several proposed laws that would threaten media freedom in the country if passed in their current form, the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom said today. The four bills are the Advertisement Regulation Bill, the IT Bill, the Nepal […]

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Honduras’s enduring press freedom crisis

With a population of just over nine million people, the small central American country of Honduras is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. Over the last decade alone at least 40 have been murdered in connection with their work, according to International Press Institute (IPI) data, making it the […]

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IPI launches new video tutorials on online harassment

The International Press Institute (IPI) has launched two new video series providing support to journalists targeted by online harassment and attacks. The first series, produced in cooperation with the Dart Centre Europe, describes measures that both newsrooms and journalists can take to prevent or minimize the emotional stress and trauma that online harassment can create. […]

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Blog: Restricting free speech to combat online harassment is not worth the risk

The growing phenomenon of online attacks against journalists – which include threats, insults and smear campaigns as a means of silencing them and challenging their credibility in the public arena – has escalated the perceived tension between the protection of media freedom as a precondition for independent journalism and calls for strong tools to limit […]

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