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You can arrest one reporter, but a dozen others will take their place

You can arrest one reporter, but a dozen others will take their place

Journalists have worn bags on their heads in parliament and on TV as a silent protest and mark of solidarity with Afghan Mukhtarli.more information

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Why the so called "Facebook law" is the wrong tool against hate speech

With the so called "Facebook law" the Social Network Enforcement BillGermany is trying to fight hate speech and misinformation on the internet.more information

Violence against journalists in Macedonian parliament

Violence against journalists in Macedonian parliament

Macedonian journalist Dimitar Tanurov gives his first-hand account of what it was like to walk into a chaotic scene in the Macedonian parliament on 27 April and become a victim himself of politically-motivated violence.more information

Das Feindbild II – Journalistische Selbstbehauptung und „Lügenpresse“

Das Feindbild II – Journalistische Selbstbehauptung und „Lügenpresse“

Die Zahl der politisch motivierten Angriffe auf Journalisten in Deutschland geht seit Ende 2015 wieder zurück. Das ist leider kein Grund zur Entwarnung. Auch im Jahr 2016 wurden 19 Journalisten gewaltsam angegriffen. Dazu kamen unzählige Bedrohungen, Beleidigungen und Sachbeschädigungen.more information

France: How journalists fought fake news in tight race

France: How journalists fought fake news in tight race

An innovative project from the American think-and-do tank First Draft News has shed light on many murky aspects of the 2017 French presidential election campaign. In the CrossCheck project, journalists from a number of different newspapers and websites worked together to verify and examine claims from all sides of the political spectrum.more information

Whistleblowing to the press in Kosovo

Whistleblowing to the press in Kosovo

Effective collaboration between whistleblowers and journalists is key to the exposure of weak institutions or those that are beset by nepotism or special interests. In such cases, internal mechanisms for exposing issues of public interest are generally dysfunctional, while external mechanisms such as taking cases through justice institutions might cost the whistleblower their job.more information



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Albania: Propaganda suffocates the news, just weeks before the election

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Fake news and propaganda have always been present in the Albanian media landscape, and by being re-invented and justified in the ‘spirit’ of new media and reporting freedom, they are sadly growing and suffocating the real news.more information

Concept of the enemy II – “lying press” and journalistic self-assertion

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Since the end of 2015 the number of politically-motivated attacks on journalists in Germany has reduced. Unfortunately that does not mean that we can sound the all-clear. In 2016 too 19 journalists were violently attacked.more information


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