The worrying trends of escalating violence against journalists as they battle to report on vital public interest stories during the COVID-19 pandemic is the theme of a new Pod Academy podcast by CFOM Research Fellow Rachael Jolley.Read More
A legend of Turkish journalism was assassinated for his work 28 years ago: Is Europe willing to defend journalists at risk today?
Uğur Mumcu, a renowned Turkish investigative journalist and columnist for the leading newspaper Cumhuriyet, was murdered just 28 years ago, in a car bomb explosion on 24 January 1993. The perpetrators of that crime have never been brought to justice, but Mumcu’s death has been the focus of public commemoration in Turkey. Mumcu defined journalism as the medium that ‘talks about struggles in all areas of life’.Read More
Just published: a global snapshot of findings from the UNESCO/ICFJ Online Violence Against Women Journalists Project
On 10 December, 2020 the first substantial findings from a global survey about online violence against women journalists conducted by UNESCO and the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with the Centre for Freedom of the Media was published.Read More
2020 World Press Freedom Day Conference: Can Media and Information Literacy (MIL) protect journalists?
Can Media and Information Literacy (MIL) protect journalists? This is the question the paper “Understanding the link between a media and information literate citizenry and the (un)-safety of journalism” seeks to answer.Read More