Category : journalism

Targeting journalists in the name of national security

alt informationAs security - rather than the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms - becomes the number one priority of governments worldwide, broadly-written security laws have been twisted to silence journalists.

Journalists targeted with threats of sexual violence

alt informationJournalists are increasingly subjected to online harassment, but when the journalist is a woman it quickly escalates into gender-based defamation and threats of sexual violence

Editorial: Talking shop

alt informationThe number of people listening to radio stations is on the rise, and with the arrival of podcasting this old form of media is having a rebirth.

Yemen: “Nobody is listening to us”

alt informationJournalist Abdulaziz Muhammad al-Sabri details the dangers of reporting in Yemen.

Germany: G20 journalists face assault, intimidation and loss of accreditation

alt informationJournalists covering the G20 Summit in Hamburg in July were subject to assaults, intimidation and some lost their accreditation, according to verified incidents documented by Index on Censorship’s project Mapping Media Freedom.

Mapping Media Freedom: Arrest of media professionals quadruples in first quarter

alt informationJournalists continue to face unprecedented pressure in Europe as reports submitted to Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom platform in the first quarter of 2017 demonstrate.

Mapping Media Freedom: Turkey continues to use judicial harassment as a means to silence journalists

alt informationThroughout June, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project has recorded a number of violations in Turkey, which is now the biggest jailer of journalists in the world.

Index at Byline: Can journalists ever be independent?

alt informationThe discussion will revolve around how to stay independent in an era of big budget cuts, PR, advertorials, sponsored content and self-censorship

#IndexAwards2003: Fergal Keane, Outstanding Commitment to Journalism Integrity

alt informationFormer war correspondent and 2003 Freedom of Expression Journalism Award-winner Fergal Keane has continued his commitment to truth in journalism

Journalists in Mexico under threat from cartels, government and even each other

alt informationMexico-based journalist Duncan Tucker on the threats to reporters for doing their jobs.

Editorial: Fact-filled future?

alt informationThe “now” generation’s thirst for instant news is squeezing out good journalism. We need an attitude change to secure its survival

Contents: The big squeeze

alt informationSpring 2017 contributors include Richard Sambrook, Dominic Grieve, Roger Law, Karim Miské, Mark Frary and Canan Coşkun