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Online Harassment

Amid targeted online harassment, Filipino news site takes steps to fight back

How Maria Ressa, CEO and executive editor of the Philippines' Rappler, is leading her newsroom's efforts to combat online harassment of women journalists.

Julie Posetti | September 12, 2017

How newsrooms can fight online harassment targeting female journalists

For many female journalists writing sensitive stories, it's become standard to expect a wave of anonymous, online abuse in response to their work. How can newsrooms fight back?

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 05, 2017

CPJ panel explores intersections of gender and media freedom

Increasingly, women journalists everywhere are targeted with gender-based harassment, assault and attacks in efforts to silence them. A recent Committee to Protect Journalists panel examined possible solutions.

Sam Berkhead | May 04, 2016

Q&A with Arzu Geybulla: 'Women deserve to have a voice as much as men do'

After attending an OSCE summit in Vienna, Azerbaijani journalist Arzu Geybulla explains what can be done to combat online abuse of female reporters.

Sam Berkhead | December 07, 2015

Tips and tools for journalists to deal with online harassment

Reporters can turn to this advice or array of apps to help them manage trolls online. 

Natasha Tynes | February 23, 2015