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Free web hosting service aims to protect journalists from cyberattacks

Tech organization eQualit.ie offers a range of services (including free web hosting) to protect media organizations, advocacy groups, and others who aren't equipped to protect themselves from cyberattacks. 

Janine Warner and David LaFontaine | August 23, 2017

European Journalism Centre launches Facebook safety guide for journalists

For journalists using Facebook for their work, taking the proper security measures is key. This new guide from the European Journalism Centre and the Facebook Journalism Project outlines what you need to know.

Taylor Mulcahey | June 26, 2017

How journalists with few resources can protect their websites

A number of inexpensive tools can help increase digital security for journalists around the world. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | June 22, 2017

UNESCO publishes report on protecting journalism sources for World Press Freedom Day

To mark World Press Freedom Day, a new study from UNESCO looks at the threats journalists and their sources face in the digital space — and the legal protections that exist to protect them.

Sam Berkhead | May 03, 2017

Ranking the best encryption apps for journalists

Each encryption app has different features for journalists to take advantage of, but some are better than others. The Reynolds Journalism Institute's Futures Lab ranked them from best to worst.

Marlee Baldridge, Reynolds Journalism Institute | April 14, 2017

Partnerships with Facebook, Snapchat raise concerns over media business models

News outlets face challenges in partnering with tech giants, Google's fight to stamp out fake news and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | January 27, 2017

Digital security tips and resources for journalists

With the threat of surveillance and cyberattack higher than ever, here's a look at the free, easy-to-access resources that are available to journalists.

Sherry Ricchiardi | January 17, 2017

How digital fixers can bring journalists closer to online communities

What it means to be a digital fixer, WhatsApp’s ability to access users’ information and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | November 11, 2016

The basics of phishing attacks: What journalists need to know to stay safe

Understanding how hackers operate is the first step to protecting your phone or computer from a cyberattack. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | October 26, 2016

Italian Supreme Court rules in favor of news ‘expiration date’

Court rules news expires after two years, the worst digital security guide on the web and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 08, 2016

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