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IPI Podcasts: What should be done against misogynistic abuse online and by whom?

IPI speaks with new OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Teresa Ribeiro and IPI Executive Director Barbara Trionfi about concrete actions several actors – from governments to the judiciary as well as news outlets – should adopt to combat one a growing threats to press freedom. Both share the recommendations and suggestions contained in […]

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IPI Podcast: The up- and downside of new Austrian law to regulate platforms and combat online abuse

The Austrian Communication Platforms Act took effect on January 1, 2021. It’s Austria’s attempt to protect public discourse by regulating the big social media platforms. The law is also part of a larger package of legal reforms in the country that aim at addressing online abuse. IPI Head of Digital Communications Javier Luque talks to […]

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IPI Podcast: Online attacks and smear campaigns are pushing Slovenian journalists to the limit

In this latest episode of IPI’s ‘The Press Freedom Files’ podcast, IPI Head of Digital Communications Javier Luque looks into the increasingly difficult situation journalists face in Slovenia. A rise in online abuse and campaigns to discredit the media fuelled by a populist government leave journalists with a difficult decision to make: Either accept all […]

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IPI Podcast: Anti-press sentiment in The Netherlands fosters online attacks against journalists

The tightening of the COVID-19 restrictions in The Netherlands triggered riots and violence that swept the streets of the country’s main cities on the weekend of January 24th. Far-right rhetoric and conspiracy theories proliferating across Europe have planted a seed of distrust in the media, increased polarization and, observers say, awakened a dormant racism in […]

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