Journalists' Safety

Journalists' Safety

Online course focuses on security and digital rights [Latin America]

Academia de Innovación Política organizes a two-month, online training starting June 4. Participants will learn self-defense strategies against censorship and rights violations, as well as digital security strategies.

Knight Center, IWMF offer free online course on journalists' safety [Latin America, Spain]

The course “Risk and safety in journalism in Latin America: practical steps for self-protection" will take place March 26 to April 22.

Webinar offers guidance on police violence, arrests of journalists [Worldwide]

The National Press Foundation hosts the free webinar "What to do if you are assaulted or arrested" at 1 p.m. EDT July 11.

Reporters Without Borders offers individual assistance [Worldwide]

Professional and citizen journalists who are victims of reprisals because of their reporting can apply for support.

Free workshop focuses on Mexico-U.S. border reporting safety [Mexico, US]

The Binational Safety for Journalists Workshop will take place March 10 in Brownsville, Texas. Registration is ongoing until spots are filled.

Journalist Online Protection Program open [Brazil]

Journalists and NGO representatives reporting from Rio de Janeiro can receive a free Premium Cyberghost key to browse the web anonymously and fully protected.

Safety training for journalists open [Europe]

Journalists working in dangerous or remote areas can participate in a training from Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC) in Turin, Italy.

Emergency fund for women journalists available [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) offers an emergency fund to provide journalists with a lifeline of support in times of crisis.

Panel focuses on human rights violations in Mexico [US]

The Freedom House and the International Center for Journalists will present "Perspectives from the Field: Security and Human Rights in Mexico” on March 18 in Washington.

Global Journalist Security seeks trainers [Sub-Saharan Africa]

French-speaking media professionals who have an interest or experience in press freedom and women's rights can apply.