International News Safety Institute


Reporting safely: an assessment of risk management practices employed by news organisations

INSI is proud to publish Dr Mark Grant’s ground-breaking work into the field of safety and risk management applied to news deployment in conflict zones.

Guardians of press freedom urged to unite

We're now in the middle of the biggest assault on truth and democracy of this century. 

Enhanced criminal law protection for journalists in Sweden a step in the right direction

Cilla Benkö, CEO and General Director of Swedish Radio & INSI member, welcomes the Swedish Government taking the issue of threats and harassment aimed at journalists seriously.

Killing the Messenger 2021

Mexico tops the list again in INSI's annual report of media casualties,

Killing the Messenger 2021.

On the road in the Taliban’s Afghanistan

An experienced freelance photojournalist known as Juan Carlos spoke to INSI about his three-month stint in Afghanistan, his many trips across the country, and the time when a car ashtray saved his pictures and, possibly, his life.

INSI members’ co-operation goes from strength to strength in 2021

INSI's Annual Report for 2021 has arrived. Download it now.

INSI's Know Your Rights Guide: legal recourse against online harassment

INSI have partnered with UNESCO and TrustLaw, part of the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF), to create a practical guide to give journalists the legal tools they need to deal with online harassment.

It is toxic for society when crime goes unpunished

In nine cases out of ten, around the world, a person who kills a journalist is not punished. In Sweden, many journalists lack confidence in the capacity of the legal system to deal with hate and threats targeting them. When crime goes unpunished, serious boundaries of thought are shifted.

Cilla Benkö: Promising steps to strengthen media freedom in Europe

On September 16, for the first time ever, the European Commission presented a Recommendation to member states on strengthening the safety of journalists, both online and in everyday life. This is a step in the right direction, writes Cilla Benkö, Director-General and CEO of Swedish Radio.


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