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Mumbai cyber police have arrested two suspects involved in the dissemination of misinformation about journalist Rana Ayyub on March 5. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) welcomes the action of the state’s police force and urges authorities to continue to prosecute those who commit crimes against journalists.

Urgent action is needed to tackle the widespread online abuse and harassment faced by women journalists around the world, according to the International Federation of Journalists. The call comes after the results of two global surveys, launched on 7 March, exposed a serious lack of action among media companies.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) will mark World Day for Decent Work (WDDW) on 7 October by calling on governments and media to retain jobs and protect the right to quality information under the slogan "Firing journalists kills the story".

In certain parts of the world, the pandemic has boosted the unionization wave in digital media but also among freelance journalists, who are increasingly identified as workers rather than self-employed businesses and are more and more covered by collective agreements to defend their labor rights and fair rates for their work. International...

The United Kingdom's government has published the country's first national action plan to protect journalists from abuse and harassment. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) welcomed the plan and said it was an important step towards ensuring journalists can carry out their work free from...

2020 and the Covid-19 pandemic have had a brutal impact on journalism: media closures, layoffs, loss of income and job insecurity have been headline news in our communications. However, there have also been positive initiatives and trends, ‘green shoots’ that could turn into effective solutions to the crisis unleashed in the media. The IFJ and its...

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought an increase in the cases of harassment and abuse against journalists. We interview the NUJ (UK) General Secretary, Michelle Stanistreet, who explains the main threats and challenges British journalists have faced during the pandemic and how the union took action to protect their safety and freedom of work.

Google’s offer to pay to license news has been welcomed by journalists’ unions around the world as an important first step, but the pledge of just $1bn over the next three years has been dubbed “a far cry from fair remuneration”.

There is now clear evidence that hundreds of thousands of social media accounts are being used to spread disinformation about Hong Kong’s ongoing political crisis with a view to manipulating public debate. The right to freedom of expression, which includes the right to seek and receive as well as impart information and ideas, means that governments...

Like most of the world, the Australian media landscape has been fundamentally shaken up over the past two decades by the digital revolution.

Press freedom in Europe is more fragile now than at any time since the end of the Cold War. That is the alarming conclusion of a report launched today by the 12 partner organizations of the Council of Europe Platform to promote the protection of Journalism and safety of journalists.

A van was intentionally crashed into the office building of one of the largest Dutch daily newspapers De Telegraaf located in Amsterdam, at early hours of Tuesday morning, 26 June. Nobody was hurt during the crash, Dutch police stated in a tweet. The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) voice their support for NVJ in...

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on July 15, 2018, and your inputs are most welcome.

Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin will be sent on April 15, 2018, and your inputs are most welcome.