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Journalists' Safety

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

CPJ notes security risks for Iranian journalists using Telegram

In Iran, mobile messaging app Telegram is a popular tool for sharing information. However, the Commitee to Protect Journalists finds this platform could pose risks for Iran’s journalists.

Sam Berkhead | June 14, 2016

Syrian independent media continues to evolve amid civil war

Independent media finds new means of survival in Syria, staff shakeups at VICE News and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | June 03, 2016

CPJ uses SecureDrop to protect journalists under fire

How journalists can securely seek protection, Edward Snowden speaks out about the media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | May 13, 2016

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
U.S. Mexico Border

Improving journalists' safety along a violent border

Journalists on the U.S.–Mexico border need a bi-national, bilingual perspective while also risking danger to themselves. Here's how they can stay safer.

Jorge Luis Sierra | April 29, 2016

Rory Peck Trust releases resource kit for Libyan freelancers

Freelance journalists in Libya face highly unique challenges to their work. The Rory Peck Trust recently compiled a resource kit to assist journalists in this country.

IJNet | April 11, 2016

Women’s Reporting Point helps women journalists report safety threats

A new safety platform for women journalists, Fresco News’ Fox partnership and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 11, 2016

Q&A with Mark Albert: Beating jet lag as a traveling journalist

Feeling fatigued by constant travel across time zones? Freelance correspondent Mark Albert shares his tips for keeping jet lag at bay while you're on the job.

Sam Berkhead | March 10, 2016

Three takeaways from CIMA’s report on digital security for journalists

There's no shortage of digital tools available to keep journalists safe online. So why aren't they used more? A report by former ICFJ Knight Fellow Javier Garza Ramos sought the answers.

Sam Berkhead | March 07, 2016

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