Journalists on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, CPJ looks at threats women journalists face By Jacquelyn Iyamah/ CPJ Gender and Media Freedom Fellow on March 7, 2018 4:47 PM ET From imprisonment, sexual violence, cyber harassment, and even death, CPJ has documented threats faced by women journalists across the globe. For International Women’s Day, CPJ spoke with five women journalists based in South …


Defending Europeans’ Right to Protest

Free speech is an indispensable element of a healthy civil society. Recently, the Open Society Human Rights Initiative’s Iva Dobichina spoke with the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law’s Andrea Judit Tóth about how governments in the Western Balkans and Eastern Europe are failing to uphold this fundamental right. https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/voices/qa-defending-europeans-right-protest?utm_source=news&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=news_022418&utm_content=fEB9mZkFAnE5WXz7ct7LzN1oaVwmy9NX2wpcaAVz9bY


New website to track press freedom violations in United States

New website to track press freedom violations in United States Coalition of more than 20 organizations launches nonpartisan U.S. Press Freedom Tracker New York, August 2, 2017—The Committee to Protect Journalists joined more than 20 press freedom organizations announcing the launch today of the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, a new nonpartisan website dedicated to documenting …


VUB en ULB eerste universiteiten in Europa die opstaan tegen haatspraak

Vandaag onderschreven de VUB en de ULB als eerste volledige universiteiten in Europa officieel de No Hate campagne in het bijzijn van Vlaams Minister van Jeugd en Media Sven Gatz. Op deze Difference Day, waarmee VUB en ULB de Internationale Dag van de Persvrijheid vieren in Bozar, tonen ze zo dat haat en discriminatie in de weg staan van zowel het academisch …


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The issue we’re raising about fake news

Hello Members regularly ask us what steps the Guardian is taking to combat the issue of fake news. So we thought you might be interested in hearing about a report we’ve recently submitted to a British parliamentary commission on the subject. Last week the committee published papers from the Guardian and other interested organisations, which …