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Journalists' Safety

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

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

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