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Andrew Heslop

Date

2020-01-30 09:30

Members of the powerful Ampatuan family have been sentenced for their role in masterminding the 23 November 2009 massacre of 58 people in the southern Philippine province of Maguindanao, Mindanao island. Amongst the dead were 32 journalists and media workers, representing the worst single attack against media professionals on record.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-12-19 12:26

WAN-IFRA’s MFC in Zambia hosted a timely reminder for media personnel in response to the current negative perspective among citizens that journalists are not following ethics in their practice.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-11-08 10:10

World’s press continues to demand justice for Saudi journalist murdered in Turkey by operatives sent from the Kingdom and widely believed to be acting under orders of the country’s highest authority.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-10-01 13:24

Journalists are increasingly the target of insults or threats from individuals or groups online, which can have physical impacts and should no longer be seen as separate from the offline world. The goal of the harassment? Censorship. And women bear the brunt of the abuse, which is usually gendered and sexualised.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-09-13 10:45

Young people were practically born with a cell phone in-hand. But being internet savvy doesn’t necessarily translate to knowing the risks online. For the new generation of journalists, having an internet presence can be crucial to getting more work, but journalism schools and newsrooms must do better to ensure that young journalists know about digital threats and online harassment.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-09-13 10:10

How is misinformation affecting media and journalists in Zambia? To discuss this topic and propose potential solutions to restore professionalism, the recently created WAN-IFRA Zambia Media Freedom Committee (MFC) organised the country’s first Editors’ Round Table on the 28th of June.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-08-09 14:11

Botswana Editors Forum (BEF) and Freedom of Expression Committee BW (WAN-IFRA's Botswana Media Freedom Committee) have jointly condemned intimidation and harassment of journalists by security agents.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-07-31 14:10

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-07-31 13:23

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2019-07-31 13:13

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