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Journalists' Safety

What every journalist should know about anonymous sources

When is it appropriate for journalists to grant a source anonymity? What ethical concerns should be kept in mind with anonymous sources? Here are some tips from ONA, the Society of Professional Journalists and more.

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 02, 2016

What 'selfie journalism' can bring to digital reporting

How Snapchat protects sources’ identity, Edward Snowden’s safer smartphone for journalists and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | July 22, 2016

Resources and safety tips for journalists covering political conventions

Ahead of this month's Democratic and Republican national conventions, groups like Global Journalist Security are equipping journalists with safety trainings and tools.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 18, 2016

Resources for journalists covering mass shootings

An overview of tips, tools and resources for journalists reporting on mass shootings and similar attacks. 

Sam Berkhead | July 12, 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

Secure messaging apps: The pros and cons of each platform

Messaging apps are the new front line in ensuring secure communications between journalists, sources and contacts. Here are several different options and their pros and cons.

Christopher Guess | July 06, 2016

Essential tech tools and tips for protecting your sources

The Wall Street Journal’s Jennifer Valentino-DeVries offers guidance for keeping sensitive sources safe in the digital space.

Sam Berkhead | July 05, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Investigative journalism tools “stolen” at conference

Knight Fellows speak at IRE, Pakistani news station adopts Facebook Live and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Sara Olstad | July 01, 2016

Media coalition pushes to increase safety for freelance journalists

A coalition of news companies and journalist organizations is aiming to increase awareness of global safety standards for freelance journalists with a new website. 

Elyssa Pachico | June 28, 2016

12 tips for protecting newsrooms from cyberattacks

With cyberattacks against journalists on the rise, these ideas will help newsrooms do a better job at protecting their websites and other digital information from threats. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | June 20, 2016

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