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ANGOLA: Angolan Media: The Propaganda Machine (Blog)

The McGill International Review: Despite the fact that “freedom of the press” is loosely protected in the Angolan Constitution, the former president, Jose dos Santos, nullified these rights by passing a series of “security laws,”…

BURUNDI: Burundian Journalists Lack Forum to Discuss Their Challenges

Iwacu (via All Africa):  “It’s a big challenge that we do not have a forum or another appropriate platform to talk about our profession-related issues”.

ERITREA: Radio Erena: Eritrea’s free voice and refugee hotline

AlJazeera: For many Eritreans, Radio Erena is their primary information source and can mean the difference between life and death.

KENYA: Kenyan Public Prosecutor Orders Probe Into Attack On Journalists

All Africa: After a group of local journalists were assaulted during a meeting called by the National Super Alliance in Nairobi, the Director of Public Prosecutions has asked the Inspector-General of Police to investigate the incident.

KENYA: What it was like to fact-check Kenya’s election — and last week’s rerun (Interview)

Poynter: It was surreal. That’s the way Eric Mugendi describes fact-checking August’s fake news-laden election in Kenya.

KENYA: Search for new KBC MD on as Waihenya exits

KBC: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation board of Directors is in the process of recruiting a new Managing Director for the corporation following the exit of Waithaka Waihenya.

LIBYA: ARTICLE 19 and others urge protection of free expression in new Constitution

Article 19: ARTICLE 19, together with eight international and Libyan human rights organisations, have published an open letter to the Libyan Constitution Drafting Committee, urging the members of the Committee to ensure that the proposed draft complies with international standards, guarantees rights and freedoms and meets the aspirations of Libyan people for democracy and human rights.

MALAWI: Parliamentary Committee On Media Challenges Radios to Generate Resources

Malawi News Agency (via All Africa): The parliamentary committee on media has challenged community radio stations across the country to be more aggressive and start looking for other avenues that can help them generate resources for survival.

MOROCCO: Moroccan Journalists Keep Fighting to Cover the Hirak Movement, Despite State Intimidation

Global Voices: One year after protests erupted in the northern city of Al Hoceima, Moroccan media are still struggling to cover the news, despite intimidation and legal threats from Moroccan authorities.

NIGERIA: Nigerian media, CSOs launch secure whistle-blowing platform

Premium Times: To protect whistle blowers and guarantee the public’s access to relevant information, a coalition of media and civil society organisations has launched a secure, independent whistle-blowing platform.

SENEGAL: Senegalese journalists win the 2017 RFI Dupont/Verlon prize

RFI: The fourth Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon award, given in homage to the two RFI journalists, was awarded on Thursday to Arona Diouf and Nicole Diedhou in an emotional ceremony in Dakar, Senegal.

SOUTH AFRICA: SABC now has a R600-million debt

Times Live: The SABC continues to bleed money. it emerged in Parliament on Tuesday that it now owes its creditors close to R600-million.

SOUTH AFRICA: SABC staff take to the streets to demand salary hike

The CItizen: A wage increase was due in April, staff members say.

ZIMBABWE: Charamba Bemoans Digitisation Budget Cuts

The Herald (via All Africa): The Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services is agonising over the meagre allocations it has been promised for digitisation in the 2018 Budget, saying this will impact negatively on the completion of the programme.

GENERAL: Peace through pluralism, a ‘Minister of WhatsApp,’ and Tanzania’s big panic: October in Africa

IFEX: Alice Nderitu’s quest for pluralistic peace, Zimbabwe’s clampdown on social media, newspaper shutdowns in Tanzania, Cameroon releases journalists from detention – IFEX’s roundup of free expression news in Africa.

AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Decides Not To Ban WhatsApp, Telegram Messaging Services

RFERL: The Afghan government has decided not to block the instant messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram after having ordered a temporary ban on the popular services last week.

AFGHANISTAN: Gunmen storm Kabul TV station in attack claimed by Isis

The Guardian: Gunmen disguised as policemen stormed a television station in Kabul on Tuesday, killing one person and wounding two dozen others in the latest deadly attack on Afghan journalists.

AFGHANISTAN: Outcry as Afghanistan moves to ban WhatsApp and Telegram

BBC News: Journalists, media groups and users of social media in Afghanistan have accused the government of censorship after it moved to block the WhatsApp and Telegram messaging services.

AZERBAIJAN: Charges dropped against Azerbaijan’s Turan news agency

OC Media: Azerbaijan has dropped criminal charges against independent media outlet the Turan Information Agency and its head, Mehman Aliyev, according to the agency.

CHINA: Xi’s new power won’t stop dissent (Opinion)

The Japan Times: Chinese leader’s efforts to curb journalism and social media could be his largest mistake yet

HONG KONG: RTHK radio show by autistic hosts raises awareness of disorders

Asia Radio Today: A Child? A Guy! is a radio show on Radio Television Hongkong’s CIBS (Community Involvement Broadcasting Service), which is produced and presented by people living with autism.

INDIA: Practices of mobile journalism at Hindustan Times (Article)

Journalism Research News: Mobile journalism practices have provided new skills to and have also been time-consuming for journalists, Indian reporters state in a new study.

INDIA: Prasar Bharati staring at vacancies as key members set to go

The Economic Times: The Centre will soon have to fill up at least four important vacancies at national broadcaster Prasar Bharati with the tenure of two of its members having coming to an end and two ending soon.

INDONESIA: Indonesia threatens to block WhatsApp messaging over obscene content

Reuters: Indonesia on Monday vowed to block Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp Messenger within 48 hours if the service did not ensure that obscene Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) images were removed.

MALDIVES: Raajje TV pays fine as court appeal begins

Maldives Independent: Raajje TV has paid off an MVR500,000 ($32,467) fine imposed by the broadcasting regulator for airing comments deemed a threat to national security, as a preliminary hearing to appeal an earlier fine began Sunday.

PAKISTAN: HRCP, journalists decry curbs on press freedom in Balochistan

Geo News: Balochistan has long been a hard place to practice journalism mainly because of a restraining atmosphere for freedom of expression and a restless security situation.

PAKISTAN: Pakistan Journalists Cite Growing Threats From Government, Militants Alike

VOA: Journalists in Pakistan say they are facing increasing risks ranging from the government’s expanding control over social media to extremist threats that have spread from long-volatile regions to the streets of the capital.

SINGAPORE: Deadline for end of analogue TV broadcast extended to end-2018: IMDA

Channel NewsAsia: Households will have one more year to switch to Digital TV after the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) announced on Monday (Nov 6) that the deadline to pull the plug on analogue TV broadcast has been shifted from end-2017 to Dec 31, 2018.

SOUTH KOREA: Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ex-MBC chief for aiding in state’s media control

Yonhap News: Prosecutors requested an arrest warrant Tuesday for the former chief of public broadcaster MBC over his alleged role in the spy agency’s illicit scheme to control the media under the past Lee Myung-bak government.

REGIONAL: SAMSN, IFJ demand concrete action to end impunity in South Asia

IFJ: The South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) demanded concrete action from the governments of South Asia to end impunity for crimes against journalists. South Asia has failed to provide justice for hundreds of journalists and media workers who have been killed merely for carrying out their duties.

AUSTRALIA: More screens & choice diversifying viewing

Advanced Television: The Q2 (April-June) 2017 Australian Video Viewing Report – from Regional TAM, OzTAM and Nielsen – reveals that people are continuing to take advantage of the nearly infinite choice in video content and the means of accessing it.

AUSTRALIA: What’s wrong with being ‘fair and balanced’?

ABC News: The ABC has been in the news a bit lately, not least because there is a push underway to make sure our journalism is fair and balanced.

NEW ZEALAND: Broadcasters tuning out of television

RNZ: What does the rise of TV on-demand mean for broadcast television as we know it?

NEW ZEALAND: NZ to improve broadcast news media services to the Pacific

RNZ: New Zealand’s new government plans to extend New Zealand’s public service broadcasting to the Pacific region.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Basil to revive radio station

Post Courier: Minister for Communication, Information Technology and Energy Sam Basil, wants all 22 provinces to have short wave frequency radio stations.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Prominent PNG journalist dies; sparks Pacific domestic violence debate

IFJ: The IFJ and PMN welcome news of an investigation into the circumstances of Rosalyn’s death and have called on Pacific media to take decisive action to change the culture of silence around the scourge of domestic violence that plagues the region.

TONGA: Former TBC CEO accuses Tongan government of suppressing media freedom

ABC News: Tonga’s government has been accused of suppressing the work of the Tonga Broadcasting Commission.

TONGA: Tonga gags state broadcaster two weeks before election

RSF: Reporters Without Borders joins all those in Tonga who are criticizing a decision to deprive two senior public broadcasting journalists of all editorial responsibility, in an apparent government move to seize control of the state media two weeks before a general election.

BALKANS: EBU secures funding for Balkan broadcasters

Broadband TV News: The EBU has announced that it is to take part in a new EU-funded project to strengthen public service media (PSM) in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: Tighter Media Controls Sought During Bosnia Elections

Balkan Insight: Journalists’ unions have called for closer monitoring of the media ahead of next year’s general elections, in order to tackle hate speech and biased reporting.

DENMARK: Global players’ impact on the Danish media market

Nordicom: The Danish media companies have lost their impact on the media market development. Instead, global giants like Google and Facebook are setting the terms – and taking care of the money.

FRANCE: Digital transformation, agile synergies, democratic accountability: three challenges for public media (French)

Terra Nova: Public media can only be defended if they transform radically to adapt to the digital revolution and the new uses it generates. This is the conviction of Mathieu Gallet, current president of Radio France. In this note for Terra Nova, he lists the priorities of this transformation: to put the public and its uses at the heart of the offer, to master the data, to prepare for the vocal and semantic Web, to organize in global media and more.

FRANCE: France Televisions presents ‘The Enemy’ (French)

France TV Pro: The Enemy allows the public to meet and listen to 3 face-to-face fighters from conflict-prone areas: Israel-Palestine, Democratic Republic of Congo and El Salvador , in order to apprehend in the most faithful way, their lives, their aspirations and their hopes. With The Enemy , the photojournalist Karim Ben Khelifa   signs a work that breaks with the traditional representation of the war delivered by the media.

FRANCE: Training for risks of terrorist attacks at Radio France (French)

MFP: On November 13, it will be two years since the drama of Bataclan took place in the eleventh arrondissement of Paris. Since the beginning of the series of terrorist attacks on French territory, training sessions have been offered to Radio France staff to learn how to cope with events while ensuring the antenna and the information of the listeners.

ITALY: Italy readies DVB-T2 HEVC roll-out over free 5G spectrum

Rapid TV News: Italy has joined other European countries in planning the DTT transition to the DVB-T2 HEVC standard and freeing the 700Mhz radioelectric slot.

ITALY: Milena Gabanelli: “Rai does not do enough public media” (Interview – Italian)

Vanity Fair: “RAI is not fulfilling its mission as a public broadcaster, because everyone pays the license fee, but the ever larger proportion of people who no longer get their news on TV is ecxcluded”.  While handing his resignations to RAI, valid from 15 November, Milena Gabanelli, memorable presenter of Report, has torn the plans the CEO Orfeo had for her and criticised his choices.

MACEDONIA: Long road ahead of Macedonian media workers

SEENPM: Mass media, as one of the pillars and watchdog of democracy, were heavily influenced and crippled during the eight years ruling of the previous VMRO–DPMNE-DUI government in the Republic of Macedonia. With the new government in power the media sector is expecting major changes.

MALTA: Investigative journalism’s uncertain future in Malta

RSF: The murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a well-known Maltese journalist who had been responsible for many sensational revelations in the course of her career, has sent an unprecedented shockwave through Malta’s journalistic community, which is now hesitating between surrendering to fear and continuing her mission to inform with determination.

MALTA: Maltese journalist’s funeral held after politicians told to stay away

The Guardian: Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family objects to presence of government and opposition leaders as day of mourning declared.

MALTA: The state of our journalism – Petra Caruana Dingli (Opinion)

Times of Malta: Since Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination, unease about standards of journalism in Malta is finally rising to the surface. This concern has now spread beyond these shores.

MOLDOVA: Moldova’s Media Struggle to Shake Off Political Influence

Freedom House: The fate of press freedom in the country is closely tied to the success of its democracy.

ROMANIA: Journalists or Clerks?

Dilema Veche (via OBC Transeuropa): Compared to other countries with precarious democracy, in Romania journalists do not do so badly in terms of freedom of speech. There are minor aggressions, and there is also a vigilant civil society and on ramparts, which immediately draw attention upon them. […] The real threat to press freedom is financial constraint.

ROMANIA: Politicizing the Press? (Romanian)

Dilema Veche (via OBC Transeuropa): At the beginning of October, the Senate Culture Committee gave a positive opinion on a draft law amending the Agerpres (The Romanian National Press Agency) operating law, whereby the head of the agency could be dismissed by the Romanian Parliament.

ROMANIA: Romania Media ‘Must Defend its Independence’, Union Says

Balkan Insight: MediaSind president Cristi Godinac tells BIRN in an interview that journalists must unite to defeat the ruling party’s plans to clip the wings of the public news agency Agerpres.

RUSSIA: Russian TV channel debuts in China

Broadband TV News: Russia’s PM Dmitry Medvedev has announced the launch of Katyusha, a Russian TV channel aimed specifically at viewers in China.

RUSSIA: Russia, Ukraine finally terminate TV deal

Broadband TV News: An agreement on cooperation between Russia and Ukraine in the field of TV and radio broadcasting has finally ceased.

SPAIN: The PP warns that it will be “very vigilant” with the Catalan public media and “if necessary” will denounce it (Spanish)

La Vanguardia: The general coordinator of the PP, Fernando Martinez-Maillo has warned on Monday that his party will be “very vigilant” with the broadcasts of Catalan public media such as TV3 and added that, “if necessary” will report to the Electoral Board to ensure the plurality and objectivity during the campaign for the elections of December 21.

SWITZERLAND: Caravane FM: when the television films the radio that creates the social link (French)

MFP: This fall, RTS launched Caravane FM, a programme combining television and radio: in several selected locations, located on the fringe of ordinary life, a mini-radio station is open for forty-eight hours. It quickly fulfills its goal of socialization among residents.

UK: BBC chief warns British TV under serious threat from likes of Netflix

The Guardian: Director general to say British-made television imperilled by rise of streaming services and tough advertising market.

UK: BBC launches interactive voice drama

Broadband TV News: A sci-fi comedy inspired by the late Douglas Adams has become the first interactive voice drama to be launched by the BBC.

UK: BBC to ‘reinvent’ free-to-air sports broadcasting

TVB Europe: Over a thousand extra hours of live sport could be available every year

UK: Davey: Sky can work with BBC

Broadband TV News: Sky’s managing director of content says he sees competition from streaming platforms Netflix and Amazon as an opportunity, rather than a threat.

UK: How this local news co-op gets its members interested: Getting them involved in the production of news

Nieman Lab: The Bristol Cable now has a solid stable of members who can be involved in every stage — from pitching story ideas to assisting in investigations to delivering the quarterly print paper.

UK: Trade body warns of Brexit threat to UK broadcasting jobs

Rapid TV News: Almost precisely as the Governor of The Bank Of England was warning that Brexit would see the UK miss economic growth enjoyed by all other major economies, the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA) has said that TV firms may have to move some operations abroad if there is no Brexit trade deal.

UKRAINE: NUJU Demands Rada Introduce Parliamentary Agent For Free Speech And Safety Of Journalists

Ukrainian News: The National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) demands that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine introduce the position of an authorized agent of the Ukrainian Parliament for free speech and safety of journalists.

WEST BALKANS: End Impunity: 380 Attacks on Journalists In the Western Balkan Region Since 2014


GENERAL: Europe’s public broadcasters struggle to compete in the digital world

Deutsche Welle: With shows such as Sherlock and Strictly under ‘serious threat’ from streaming services, even media heavyweights such as the BBC are struggling to stay relevant. Why are public broadcasters so gloomy?

BRAZIL: Study from RSF/Intervozes shows high concentration, low transparency and political and religious interference in Brazilian media

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: Brazil is in “red alert” due to the high concentration of audience, of property and geographical location, lack of transparency and economic, political and religious interference in the country’s media.

CARIBBEAN: Crowdsourcing coverage of hurricane recovery in the Caribbean

IJNET: In a year bursting with news stories, hurricanes Irma and Maria, category storms that ripped through the Caribbean one after the other, still managed to dominate headlines.

ECUADOR: Correa’s legacy leaves a long road to recovery for Ecuador’s journalists

CPJ: Since taking office in May, Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno has pledged to end a decade-long battle between the government and the media.

MEXICO: New global project created to publicize “forbidden stories” of threatened journalists begins with Mexico

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: The “Forbidden Stories” project launched Oct. 31 by RSF and the Freedom Voices Network aims to protect the stories of journalists who are at risk or under threat for doing their jobs: to report.

VENEZUELA: IAPA General Assembly condemned Venezuelan government’s numerous mechanisms of restriction and persecution against the press

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: For harassing, persecuting, censoring and establishing legal frameworks against Venezuelan journalists and media, the Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) condemned the practices of the Nicolás Maduro’s government against the freedoms of the press and of expression.

GENERAL: Media professionals and freedom of expression advocates launch initiatives to fight impunity in crimes against journalists

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas: Almost four years after the UN General Assembly declared Nov. 2 as the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists (IDEI), the date has become a time for media professionals and freedom of expression groups in Latin America and the rest of the world to call attention to levels of violence and impunity affecting their colleagues.

IRAQ: Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

CPJ: In recent days, attackers stabbed to death a journalist, a mob attacked two TV crews, and Iraq’s media regulator ordered two stations to cease broadcasting.

IRAN: Rouhani Forced To Take Back Bill Restricting Free Journalism

Radio Farda: Following an avalanche of criticism by lawyers and journalists, President Hassan Rouhani’s government decided to return a new controversial bill to its Cultural Commission for further review.

ISRAEL: Keshet, Reshet gain independent TV channels in Israel

Rapid TV News: Production companies Keshet and Reshet have launched their own 24-hour TV channels in Israel, following a shakeup in the country’s broadcasting sector.

SYRIA: Cyber armies, info wars and fake news add to Syria’s suffering

The Sydney Morning Herald: An intense information war being waged alongside armed hostilities in Syria is affecting efforts to help victims of the conflict, a senior humanitarian official says.

TURKEY: How Erdogan’s Purge Is Making Turkish Journalists Think Twice (Subscription)

Haaretz: Turkey has made more than 150,000 political arrests since the failed coup of July 2016. The Turkish president isn’t deterred by outside criticism, but the arrests are definitely deterring internal criticism of the regime.

TURKEY: Kurds in Turkey: the struggle of women between journalism and jineology (Italian)

OBC Transeuropa: “We have always considered the most important hope of victory, but now, some of our battles, we are winning it.” An interview with Ceren Karlıdaĝ, journalist, feminist, among the protagonists of the magazine Sujin Gazete

TURKEY: Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of October 26, 2017


TURKEY: Turkey journalists on trial for report on Erdogan holiday

IPI: Independent daily Sözcü targeted over story that appeared hours ahead of 2016 coup attempt

YEMEN: Yemen: Impunity state of play

IFJ: As a consequence of the fighting between the Houthis, the Saudi led-coalition and al-Qaida, 28 journalists have died in Yemen since 2007, three of whom have been killed this year.

CANADA: Meeting on digital innovation at Radio-Canada (French)

MFP: A brand new event for digital enthusiasts was born on Radio-Canada. Hosted by Annie Desrochers (Le 15-18), Insights on Innovation took place on Friday, October 13, and hosted a dozen internationally renowned guests. Their reflections on current and future technology trends fueled the discussions of the two hundred participants. A glance at the highlights of this day.

CANADA: The new National: Are four TV anchors four times as good as one? (Opinion)

The Conversation: Monday’s debut of the revamped The National newscast will have audiences wondering if four anchors are four times the heft of just one (Peter Mansbridge) — or rather are they one-quarter of one anchor.

US: Public Broadcasting at Fifty: From a Proud Beginning to an Uncertain Future

The Progressive: Fifty years ago, on November 7, 1967, President Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act.  Now, Donald Trump is threatening the legacy of our national broadcasting system.

US: The decimation of local news in New York City (Opinion)


US: The pubmedia difference: addressing audiences as citizens (Opinion)

Current: “Every day the work we do helps audiences build a coherent picture of the world they live in.”

US: WATCH: The Public Broadcasting Act turns 50. What’s changed?

PBS: Fifty years ago, the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 created the vast public media system we know today. How have things changed since then?

2018 Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

Poynter: Now in its fourth year, the Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media is returning to Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, the week of March 18-23, 2018.

9 questions to help you evaluate the credibility of news sources

Poynter: Here are questions you should ask in evaluating the sources used in information you read, see and hear

Beyond 800 Words: New Digital Story Formats

GIJN: The 800-word article is still the dominant form of online news from most publishers. But change is afoot.

Dangerous times: Reporting on the front line & the fake news phenomenon

IBC: Is this the most dangerous time to be a journalist? Industry figures spoke to IBC365 on reporting in a conflict zone, facing threats and the fake news phenomenon.

Dutch start-up The Playwall is giving readers the option to pay for online content by answering questions

Journalism.co.uk: When a reader arrives at an article that is behind a paywall, they can either subscribe to the publication or try and access the story via a different source at no cost. But what if there was another option, that could benefit both the news organisation and the audience?

Getting Away with Murder

CPJ: CPJ’s 2017 Global Impunity Index spotlights countries where journalists are slain and the killers go free.

Global media confronts its own Weinsteins

CJR: Since dogged reporting by The New York Times and The New Yorker unearthed decades of sexual abuse and harassment by disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, a burgeoning scandal has reflected back on the world of journalism itself.

How Perceptions of the News Audience Shape Pursuits of the News Audience

Tow Center (via Medium): Journalism stakeholders and researchers increasingly argue that the news industry should take a stronger interest in the audience. But which kinds of news publishers are answering that call? And how do their perceptions of the news audience affect their pursuit of the news audience?

How the onslaught of breaking news has shaped our lives since Nov. 8, 2016.

Slate: It has been an exhausting, exasperating, anxious year. A year of relentless assault, as one news break after another pushed its way into our daily existence and found us where we live, interrupting family dinners and drinks with friends, errands and work, rough patches and best-laid plans.

How We Reported the Paradise Papers

Süddeutsche Zeitung: A total of 13.4 million documents, hundreds of journalists and a year of reporting: Answers to the most pressing questions about the leak.

It’s a journalist’s duty to keep collected information safe. Here are some ways to get started.


Journalism under fire amid rise of ‘fake news’ and social media-driven echo chambers – UNESCO report

UN News Centre: The media industry, which remains the primary source of news and information in the digital age, faces both vast opportunities and steep challenges, the United Nations cultural agency said on Monday.

Longer content isn’t wearing audiences out — and they may even be hungry for more, two studies find

Nieman Lab: Audiences are engaging more with longer videos, and you shouldn’t think of all of the “bounces” that show up in your Google Analytics as bad visits. That’s according to two new studies on video and social traffic out today.

News app users read 20 times more mobile news than non-users

Journalism Research News

Once considered a boon to democracy, social media have started to look like its nemesis

The Economist: An economy based on attention is easily gamed.

One year on, we’re still not recognizing the complexity of information disorder online

First Draft: [This] report for the Council of Europe provides a new definitional framework for information disorder, overviews current responses and summarizes key academic studies.

The dangerous life as a journalist (German)

Deutsche Welle: Kidnapped, Tortured and Murdered: Violence on journalists increases worldwide. But only one in ten crimes is cleared up. Often, the states where the journalists work are their biggest enemies.

Vicarious trauma: How dealing with graphic videos and images can harm journalists’ mental health

Press Gazette: Journalists who have never stepped foot in a war zone are nonetheless becoming traumatised by witnessing violent or distressing scenes through their computer screens.

Why Climate Action needs Media Freedom

DW Akademie: The world must understand and adapt to climate change. Media provide platforms giving people the facts they need. Learn about four key points explaining how this works!

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