INSI news BY INSI

Sharp decline in 2019 media deaths as reporters retreat from deadly conflicts

INSI news BY Elena Cosentino, INSI director

"Never was the need to stand together greater than it is today"

INSI news BY INSI

INSI joins with tech companies to combat online harassment of journalists

INSI news BY INSI

Robin Elias is INSI's new chair

A total of 48 journalists died in incidents, and accidents, directly related to their job in 2019. That was the lowest number of media workers killed in 16 years, according to the ‘Killing The Messenger’ report of journalism casualties from around the world, published annually by the International News Safety Institute (INSI).

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When I joined INSI in April 2019 I realised how relatively easy I’d had it covering international current affairs over the years.

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The International News Safety Institute (INSI) is today announcing the launch of an unprecedented project in cooperation with Facebook and Google to tackle online harassment against journalists.

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The International News Safety Institute (INSI) has appointed Robin Elias as its new chair.

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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

    • Paraguay

      Brazilian journalist Léo Veras shot and killed in Paraguay

    • Mexico

      Mexico: first journalist found dead in 2020 after high number of 2019 killings

    • Pakistan

      Body of Pakistani reporter found hours after he went missing

    • Iraq

      Hundreds mourn reporters shot dead after covering Iraq protests

MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRIES

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