Latest News on Journalist Safety and Impunity

IPI expresses solidarity with Austria news anchor Armin Wolf

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed solidarity with Austrian news anchor Armin Wolf, who has faced repeated verbal attacks for his critical journalism. Wolf, an evening news anchor with the public broadcaster ORF, conducted an interview last week in which he […]

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IPI welcomes work of OSCE Group of Friends on Safety of Journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI) last week joined a panel discussion organized by the Group of Friends on Safety of Journalists at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to examine the implementation of the OSCE Ministerial Council Decision on the Safety of Journalists. Speaking at the panel discussion, IPI Executive Director Barbara Trionfi underscored the […]

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IPI jointly launches newsroom safety self-assessment

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today joined 10 other international journalist and press freedom organizations in launching the News Organizations Safety Self-Assessment, a new resource that will help news outlets to review and improve their current safety practices and protocols. “Safety of […]

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IPI condemns Slovak party leader’s attacks on IPI vice chair

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned yesterday’s abusive verbal tirade launched by former Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico against IPI Vice Chair Beata Balogová. At a press conference yesterday, Fico lashed out at Balogová, editor-in-chief of the influential Slovak daily SME, […]

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