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Journalists' Safety

How journalists can detect electronic surveillance

With surveillance of journalists on the rise virtually everywhere, protect yourself and your sources with these tips.

Jorge Luis Sierra | August 11, 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

Q&A with Adriane Ohanesian: Finding success in freelance photojournalism

Adriane Ohanesian, a freelance photojournalist who has worked in challenging environments like South Sudan, Somalia, Myanmar and Burundi, shares insights from her award-winning career so far.

Mandla Chinula | July 31, 2017

Tips for combating gender-based harassment in the newsroom

In many countries, women in journalism still face significant discrimination for their work. These tips and guidelines can help female journalists mitigate this issue.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 11, 2017

European Journalism Centre launches Facebook safety guide for journalists

For journalists using Facebook for their work, taking the proper security measures is key. This new guide from the European Journalism Centre and the Facebook Journalism Project outlines what you need to know.

Taylor Mulcahey | June 26, 2017

How journalists with few resources can protect their websites

A number of inexpensive tools can help increase digital security for journalists around the world. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | June 22, 2017

On the front lines: Documentary goes inside the life of an international freelancer

How documentary filmmaker Santiago Bertolino produced a film that looks at the excitement, and challenges, of reporting internationally as a freelance journalist.

Clothilde Goujard | May 30, 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

UNESCO publishes report on protecting journalism sources for World Press Freedom Day

To mark World Press Freedom Day, a new study from UNESCO looks at the threats journalists and their sources face in the digital space — and the legal protections that exist to protect them.

Sam Berkhead | May 03, 2017

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