Latest Events on Journalist Safety and Impunity

Myanmar – Democracy and Press Freedom under Threat (Feb. 8, 2021)

PRESS BRIEFING WITH Soe Myint, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of Mizzima Media Group, Myanmar On 1 February 2021, a few hours before the swearing in of the newly elected Parliament, the Myanmar military carried out a coup d’état, detaining Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD), and President Win […]

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“We Hold the Line”: Documentary screening & briefing with IPI (Dec. 13, 2020)

Synopsys ‘It’s going to be bloody’, Rodrigo Duterte assured journalist Maria Ressa in an interview in 2015. A few years later, the Philippine President had tens of thousands executed and turned the country into a dictatorship. Together with journalists from the independent news platform Rappler, Maria Ressa continues to stand up against the regime in […]

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Safety and Independence of Journalism: Media freedom webinar

In advance of the Second Global Conference on Media Freedom ORGANIZED BY → Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of the Republic of Austria → Embassy of Canada in Austria → British Embassy in Austria → International Press Institute (IPI) → Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)/Office of the Representative on Freedom of the Media   The […]

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International news providers adjust to reporting in a polarized global environment

  The Covid-19 driven economic slowdown and lockdown restrictions transformed the way journalists work while forcing many news organisations to downsize. Although consumers need news now more than ever, advertisers are cutting budgets forcing numerous local stations to downsize, digital media companies to furlough staff, and global news providers to adjust their cross-border operations. “The […]

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