Journalists face various forms of freedom of speech limitation whilst covering stories. Some have to deal with direct harassment, but some are restricted by educational and financial reasons.Read more "Direct harassment and financial restrictions – Four journalists tell about the difficulties in their work"
Sami Ben Gharbia, the Founding Director of Global Voices Advocacy in Tunisia gave some tips for journalists to protect their sources at a panel discussion on World Press Freedom Day. He said the Snowden case proved that technology cannot be trusted, because security officials can break in.Read more "The safety of whistleblowers – Protecting sources while bringing important issues to daylight"
During the last few years the amount of terrorist attacks against media representatives or telecommunication facilities have increased.Read more "Over two hundred incidents annually – Terrorists target media on regular basis"
What brings South Sudan, Indonesia, Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Peru, Tunis, Syria and Finland together? The answer is International Youth Newsroom at Unesco World Press Freedom Day -conference in Helsinki, Finland.Read more "Youth newsroom editor-in-chief Anne Leppäjärvi: “Freedom of press has to be protected everywhere”"
Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Finland invited Pravit Rojanaphruk to World Press Freedom Day conference in Helsinki. He was denied exit of his home country and was thus unable to attend.Read more "Due to continued criticism of the regime – Thailand’s military junta prevented journalist’s arrival to WPFD"