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With smartphones, cheap recording equipment, and free access to social media and blogging platforms, journalism has fallen into the hands of the many. This is a good thing. But one question does arise: if we are all journalists now, what happens to the privileges journalists used to claim?
News coverage of the ongoing Gaza conflict would be infinitely poorer without local journalists, but it’s clear that international media needs to show their commitment by providing Palestinian reporters and fixers with extra support. Ruth Michaelson reports
Since the beginning of this year, cases of assault against journalists, legal threats and lay offs worsened Turkey's already precarious state of press freedom. Catherine Stupp reports
Pakistan's journalists are daily confronted with a bleak statistic: Since 1992, 30 journalists have been murdered in Pakistan; 28 with impunity. Milana Knezevic reports
The narrative of evil newspaper versus innocent, naive, poor little politician is self-pitying and self-defeating, writes Padraig Reidy
On World Refugee Day, Index on Censorship meets Munzalak – a new Cairo-based initiative looking to empower refugees through journalism. Tom Rollins reports.
How do news gatherers and publishers adapt to the volume of online content produced every day?
In Britain self-censorship with market and readership in mind denies all but the most devout news-addict important stories, writes Jonathan Lindsell.
Index's editorial intern and recent graduate, Alice Kirkland, returned to her old university to speak to journalism students about the real world of work and how to stand out and get noticed in a fast-paced and changing media industry
It can be tough telling innocent hacks from violent insurrectionaries. Index on Censorship is here to help
On the eve of the International Day To End Impunity, we look back at the journalists intimidated, attacked and killed in 2013