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Press freedom groups to carry out solidarity visit to Slovakia

Nine leading international press freedom organizations representing the Council of Europe’s Platform to promote the protection of journalism and the safety of journalists, gathered for a semi-annual meeting in Vienna, will conduct a brief solidarity visit to Bratislava, Slovakia on the afternoon of Thursday, December 6, 2018. The groups will highlight the need for further […]

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Groups demand end to impunity in Malta journalist killing

A coalition of international press freedom and free expression groups, including the International Press Institute (IPI), today released a joint letter calling for greater progress in the investigation into the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. The letter comes one year after the arrest of 10 individuals in connection with the crime, three of […]

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Turkish media search for sustainable business models

Over 180 Turkish news outlets have been closed since the 2016 coup attempt in Turkey. Those that have managed to continue publishing – despite all odds – now face crippling economic conditions, with print revenues shrinking, a still-unprofitable online sphere and fines slapped on news outlets critical of the Turkish government. The problems have escalated […]

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#IJ4EU: Forbidden Stories continues the work Daphne couldn’t

Just over a year ago, Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered in a car bombing outside her home. But the murder did not stop coverage of issues Caruana Galizia had been examining, including corruption, oil smuggling and money laundering in Malta. Instead, it gave rise to the Daphne Project, which brings together journalists […]

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