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Reuters journalists charged under colonial-era law a setback for media in Myanmar

Reuters journalists charged under colonial-era law a setback for media in Myanmar

The decision of the judge to charge two Reuters journalists in Myanmar under a colonial-era law is a major blow to the …

Meet Somalia’s frontline media workers

Meet Somalia’s frontline media workers

In one of the world’s most difficult environments for media workers, a number of Somali media workers have committed themselves to furthering journalistic practices, the voices of marginalized people and …

Time to boost journalists’ safety in Nepal

Time to boost journalists’ safety in Nepal

Nepal’s human rights commission and the country’s federation of journalists expedite process of setting up an independent mechanism for protecting journalists and media freedoms

Carsten Thomassen Minnefond donates funds to IMS’ work for media safety and journalists at risk

Carsten Thomassen Minnefond donates funds to IMS’ work for media safety and journalists at risk

To mark that it has been ten years since Norwegian journalist Carsten Thomassen died in Kabul while on …

New report on electoral media coverage in Zimbabwe: Gender red flag raised

New report on electoral media coverage in Zimbabwe: Gender red flag raised

Media Monitoring Project Zimbabwe have released a report on election reporting in Zimbabwe, ahead of the 2018 elections …

IMS Annual Report 2017-2018: Paving the way for good journalism

IMS Annual Report 2017-2018: Paving the way for good journalism

“The time is not to look inwards, but to engage globally,” writes Jesper Højberg, Executive Director of IMS, in this year’s IMS Annual Report 2017-2018: “Paving the way for …

Philippine news site Rappler recognized as 2018 Free Media Pioneer

Founder says award ‘bolsters our courage and reinforces our hope’
The Philippines-based news website Rappler is the recipient of the 2018 Free Media Pioneer award in …

Angola’s Rafael Marques named 70th IPI-IMS Press Freedom Hero

Angola’s Rafael Marques named 70th IPI-IMS Press Freedom Hero

Anti-corruption journalist has braved decades of government harassment
Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, who has braved decades of harassment and prosecution to expose …

Russia: Telegram block leads to widespread assault on freedom of expression online

Russia: Telegram block leads to widespread assault on freedom of expression online

53 international human rights, media and Internet freedom organisations call for Russia to stop blocking the Internet …

Russia: How to Steal an Election with Disinformation and Propaganda

Russia: How to Steal an Election with Disinformation and Propaganda

In the lead-up to Russia’s 2018 presidential elections, an IMS-supported team monitored Russian media’s election reporting showing an imbalanced coverage in favour of …