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Journalists' Safety

Five journalists share their hopes for press freedom in 2016

After a tough year for press freedom worldwide, five journalists working across the globe share their hopes for journalism in 2016 and beyond.

Sam Berkhead | January 05, 2016

Journalist of the month: Najia Ashar

Pakistani broadcast journalist Najia Ashar has covered many of Pakistan’s most important stories — but her greatest learning experience of all may have been her recent John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship.

Sam Berkhead | December 30, 2015

Pakistani media leaders compile list of safety recommendations for journalists

In the wake of continued violence against journalists throughout Pakistan, a group of media leaders recently met to discuss the ideal safety protocol for Pakistani journalists in the field.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 16, 2015

How to design journalism products with accessibility in mind

Making journalism more accessible, how an Iranian newspaper condemned state media censorship and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | December 11, 2015

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

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