INSI news BY Cilla Benkö

Free press vital during coronavirus pandemic

INSI news BY INSI

Coronavirus: reporting from contaminated environments

INSI news BY Francesca Tosarelli

"I’m not looking for any scoops here. I want to show the reality"

INSI news BY Olivia Acland

Reporting coronavirus from Congo

World Press Freedom Day will be celebrated on 3 May worldwide and this year feels more important than ever. One can scarcely underestimate the importance of a free press in a situation such as the one that we now find ourselves in.

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Filming Covid-19 patients in hospitals, homes or with emergency services is being done but requires a thorough risk assessment, specialist training and a series of strict precautionary measures to mitigate and minimise risk.

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Independent filmmaker Francesca Tosarelli arrived in Bergamo, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, for what was meant to be a 24-hour shoot. Two weeks on she’s still there, one of a handful of journalists documenting the catastrophic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The DRC has more experience than most when it comes to dealing with devastating epidemics. As the terrifying threat of Ebola fades away from the towns and villages in the east, coronavirus is starting to take hold across the country.

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Report

2019 Annual Review


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Killing The Messenger

An analysis of news media casualties carried out for the International News Safety Institute by Cardiff School of Journalism


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JOURNALISTS UNDER ATTACK

  • Africa
    • Somalia

      TV journalist Abdiwali Ali Hassan killed by gunmen in Somalia

    • Nigeria

      Nigerian journalist Alex Ogbu dies at protest

    • Nigeria

      Director-General condemns murder of radio journalist Maxwell Nashan in Nigeria

    • Mexico

      Mexican journalist killed in Sonora, third to be slain in 2020

    • Mexico

      Missing journalist found murdered in Mexico's south

    • Mexico

      Mexican journalist gunned down in first fatal attack on press of 2020

    • Philippines

      Murder of radio anchor caps turbulent day in Philippine media

    • Syria

      Syrian journalist killed in Russian airstrikes

    • Pakistan

      Body of Pakistani reporter found hours after he went missing

MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRIES

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