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Journalism safety wiki tracks press freedom groups worldwide

A new website allows journalists to compare and contrast organizations worldwide that aim to protect media workers from threats.

Taylor Mulcahey | September 06, 2017

How newsrooms can fight online harassment targeting female journalists

For many female journalists writing sensitive stories, it's become standard to expect a wave of anonymous, online abuse in response to their work. How can newsrooms fight back?

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 05, 2017

Free web hosting service aims to protect journalists from cyberattacks

Tech organization eQualit.ie offers a range of services (including free web hosting) to protect media organizations, advocacy groups, and others who aren't equipped to protect themselves from cyberattacks. 

Janine Warner and David LaFontaine | August 23, 2017

Cyberattacks are getting worse – are you protected?

Cyberattacks can do more than take down your website for a few hours (or days) — they could also end up costing you a fortune. More than ever, journalists need to know how to protect themselves. 

Janine Warner and David LaFontaine | August 21, 2017

How photojournalists can protect themselves in risky environments

When covering conflict zones, protests and other high-risk environments, photojournalists often stand out the most. These tips can help you protect yourself while out on assignment.

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 09, 2017

IJNet Live: Finding your footing as an international freelancer

Join IJNet for a live chat on Monday, June 5 at 12 p.m. EDT as we discuss tips and strategies for finding success as an international freelancer with real-life freelancers based around the world.

Sam Berkhead | May 22, 2017

IJNet talks journalism safety to mark World Press Freedom Day

IJNet commemorated World Press Freedom Day by taking part in a chat on journalism safety. We spoke with chat organizer Sarah Jones about the "Remembering Fallen Journalists" movement and more.

Kunal Ranjan | May 03, 2017

Advice for journalists working with traumatic imagery

Journalists are increasingly subject to graphic, potentially traumatic images in their line of work. Here's what reporters and their managers need to know as a result.

Clothilde Goujard | April 11, 2017

When should photojournalists intervene while reporting breaking news?

Is it ever a photojournalist's responsibility to step in and help their subjects in need? South African photojournalist James Oatway shared his thoughts.

Mandla Chinula | April 06, 2017

UNESCO publishes timely primer for covering terrorism

How journalists can use UNESCO's "Terrorism and the Media" handbook to aid their reporting on terrorist attacks.

Sherry Ricchiardi | April 05, 2017

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