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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 …

African Union announces Working Group on Safety of Journalists

African Union announces Working Group on Safety of Journalists

African Union announces new working group on the safety of journalists during roundtable debate at World Press Freedom Day conference on 3 May in Ghana

Harrassment of media threatens democracy

Harrassment of media threatens democracy

World Press Freedom Day 2018: “The democratic immune system needs a boost and must rise to the occasion if freedom of the media is to prevail,” says Jesper Højberg, executive director of International …

New documentary about press freedom: “Courage – Journalism is not a crime”

New documentary about press freedom: “Courage – Journalism is not a crime”

New IMS-supported documentary, “Courage – Journalism is not a crime”, showcases the difficult working …

Respectful relations between police and media in West Africa key to peaceful and democratic elections

Respectful relations between police and media in West Africa key to peaceful and democratic elections

Both media and security forces have major roles to play during the electoral process. Yet their …

Copenhagen: Large turnout in 10-hour photo competition

Copenhagen: Large turnout in 10-hour photo competition

Highlights from Tri-City Photo Marathon 2018 in Copenhagen: The enthusiasm was high and the smiles broad, as more than 50 participants challenged their own creativity during …

Nominations Open for 2018 Hero and Pioneer Awards

Nominations Open for 2018 Hero and Pioneer Awards

The International Press Institute and IMS are now accepting nominations for the 2018 IPI-IMS Free Media Pioneer Award. The deadline for nominations is April 20, 2018.

New guidelines prepare Zimbabwean media for up-coming elections

New guidelines prepare Zimbabwean media for up-coming elections

In Zimbabwe, International Media Support and its partners are gearing up to support the local media in reporting on the general elections later this year.

Syrian journalists go in-depth

Syrian journalists go in-depth

An investigative project gathered 15 Syrian journalists for training in in-depth reporting tools and provided coaching on how to carry out investigative journalistic projects in the war-torn country

Strengthening the partnership between media and judiciary in Somalia

Strengthening the partnership between media and judiciary in Somalia

To ensure fairer and consistent judicial decisions on issues related to the rights of journalists, 18 judges and prosecutors gathered to discuss international human rights …