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Report documents escalating online attacks against journalists

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published a report in July that examines how cyberstalkers operate, who they target and tools they use to wage hate campaigns.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 10, 2018

Cameroon’s women journalists launch #StopSexualHarassment237 campaign

A coalition of female journalists launched #StopSexualHarassment237. The campaign targets the media industry in Cameroon with the goal of stamping out sexual harassment and intimidation.

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 26, 2018

Will Mexico’s new president improve press security?

Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) will become Mexico’s president in December. After a decade of increasing violence against journalists, will AMLO's presidency signal a better future?

Lisa Martine Jenkins | September 04, 2018

Weekly digital security round-up: Documenting internet shutdowns in Africa

Each week, the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) posts a digital security round-up. This week's post focuses on internet black outs and Google's take on cyber security responsibility.

ANCIR | August 10, 2018

When unexpected conflict strikes, journalists need to be prepared

In Nicaragua, many journalists were unprepared for the conditions in which they found themselves reporting after a series of deadly protests. One journalist shares his tips so others are not as unprepared. 

Fabrice Le Lous | August 06, 2018

Interview with Alisa Sopova: Lessons from the state of Ukrainian media

Alisa Sopova is a journalist from Donetsk, Ukraine. She spoke to IJNet about the challenges in Ukrainian media, and what journalists and non-journalists can learn from the country. 

Sam Berkhead | July 31, 2018
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Freelancing abroad: Paris through the eyes of a refugee reporter

When her husband was threatened for speaking out against the Pakistani military, photojournalist Sara Farid and her family had to flee to Paris, which has been a difficult adjustment.

Clothilde Goujard | July 17, 2018

Weekly digital security round-up: surveillance on journalists and social media taxes

Each week, African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) posts a digital security round-up — called BYOD. 

ANCIR | July 06, 2018

Journalists in conflict-affected areas benefit from Rest and Refuge Scholarship

Reporters Without Borders' Rest and Refuge Scholarship offers journalists working in conflict-affected areas three months of paid rest in Berlin.

Clothilde Goujard | July 05, 2018

Weekly digital security round-up: Mac bugs and Android security

Each week, African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) posts a digital security round-up — called BYOD. This week focuses on Mac bugs, Android security and DDoS attacks.

ANCIR | May 17, 2018

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