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Q&A with Sandra Rodríguez Nieto: Creating journalism in a culture of impunity

Investigative journalist Sandra Rodríguez Nieto discusses the challenges she faced in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, the setting of her latest book.

Julie Schwietert Collazo | December 10, 2015

Q&A with Arzu Geybulla: 'Women deserve to have a voice as much as men do'

After attending an OSCE summit in Vienna, Azerbaijani journalist Arzu Geybulla explains what can be done to combat online abuse of female reporters.

Sam Berkhead | December 07, 2015

Council of Europe platform tracks violations of press freedom, attacks against journalists

Since its April launch, the platform charted 99 incidents across 25 countries. IJNet talks with Matjaz Gruden, CoE director of policy planning, about what this means for press freedom in the region. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | November 19, 2015

Newsrooms should change editorial workflow to prevent government spying

ICFJ Knight Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra discusses why new digital technologies alone can't enhance cybersecurity. Newsrooms have to change their habits to make full use of the tools at their disposal.

Jorge Luis Sierra | November 18, 2015

Five tools for journalists’ online safety, privacy highlighted during Aaron Swartz Day event

How can journalists keep sensitive information secure while working digitally? News outlets recently gathered in San Francisco to discuss the best tools for doing so during a recent Aaron Swartz Day event.

Jenny Manrique | November 16, 2015

Q&A with Zaina Erhaim: Teaching citizen journalists to survive in Syria

For Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim, safety is never guaranteed. She recently spoke with IJNet about how she reports on the violence of her country and teaches fellow citizens to do the same.

Sam Berkhead | November 02, 2015

IWMF responds to security concerns about new app Reporta

Critics felt the app might be compromised by hackers such as government agents or criminal groups who stalk journalists and their sources. IWMF Executive Director Elisa Muñoz responds. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 09, 2015

Italian analyst straddles dueling roles in journalism and research across Africa

Based in Africa for the last 12 years, Emilio E. Manfredi has published pieces in major global outlets and taken on research projects for human rights groups. Here's how he balances both gigs. 

Les Neuhaus | October 02, 2015

New app Reporta provides safety net for journalists operating in danger zones

The International Women’s Media Foundation's security app lets journalists check in with contacts and signal emergencies from their mobile phones.

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 29, 2015

Journalist of the month: Kiarinna Parisi Pedrá

Venezuelan journalist of the month Kiarinna Parisi Pedrá began her journalism career in her native country before landing a position with Univision in Atlanta.

IJNet | September 29, 2015

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