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VIDEO – Slovakia stands up for press freedom after Ján Kuciak murder

Week after week, Slovak people have taken part in large protests since the murders of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his partner, archaeologist Martina Kušnírová, in February. Kuciak’s murder comes only five months after Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese investigative journalist, was killed in a car bombing. The murders raise serious concerns about press freedom […]

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Pioneer Award aids fight for Afghan journalists’ safety

“What I want the world to remember is to give some sort of recognition to the bravery and courage of those journalists who go to remote parts of Afghanistan to find the truth and report it to the public,” Najib Sharifi, director of the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC), said as he accepted the IPI-IMS Free […]

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EU expert: Disruption of media revenue models challenge for democracy

At the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 2017 World Congress last month in Hamburg, Paul Nemitz, principal advisor to the European Commission’s Director General for Justice and Consumer Protection, highlighted three challenges to media freedom in Europe: Government pressure on critical journalists, media concentration, and the impact technology companies have on the revenue models of traditional media. “If […]

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IPI Hero Award ‘signal of hope to other imprisoned journalists in Africa’

“Prisoners struggle with the feeling of being forgotten and being alone,” Mesfin Negash, program director at the Stockholm-based NGO Civil Rights Defenders, said in accepting the IPI World Press Freedom Hero Award on behalf of imprisoned Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega. “This is a way to let [Eskinder] know that we value his work”. […]

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