International News Safety Institute
Killing the Messenger

Killing the Messenger is INSI’s annual report of journalism casualties from around the world. The statistics are compiled by monitoring press reports of journalists, media workers and citizen journalists killed as a result of their job which are then checked and verified by the Cardiff School of Journalism.

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Research Reports
<p>Reporting Safely: a thesis by Dr. Mark Grant</p>

Reporting Safely: a thesis by Dr. Mark Grant

8 June 2022 By Mark Grant
<p>Online harassment against journalists: Know Your Rights</p>

Online harassment against journalists: Know Your Rights

30 March 2022 By INSI, Thomson Reuters Foundation & UNESCO
<p>&ldquo;No, they don&rsquo;t get it.&rdquo; Covering racial injustice - Dispatches from the newsroom</p>

“No, they don’t get it.” Covering racial injustice - Dispatches from the newsroom

24 November 2020 By INSI
<p>The Emotional Toll on Journalists Covering the Refugee Crisis.</p>

The Emotional Toll on Journalists Covering the Refugee Crisis.

4 July 2017 By INSI
<p>A guide to body armour for journalists.</p>

A guide to body armour for journalists.

1 April 2015 By Safeguard Armour
<p>Violence and Harassment against Women in the News Media: A Global Picture</p>

Violence and Harassment against Women in the News Media: A Global Picture

2 September 2014 By INSI, IWMF
<p>No Woman&#39;s Land: On the Frontlines with Female Reporters</p>

No Woman's Land: On the Frontlines with Female Reporters

8 May 2012 By INSI
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Annual Reports
<p>Annual Review 2021</p>

Annual Review 2021

30 March 2022 By INSI
<p>Annual Review 2020</p>

Annual Review 2020

7 December 2020 By INSI
<p>Annual Review 2019</p>

Annual Review 2019

12 November 2019 By INSI
<p>Annual Review 2018</p>

Annual Review 2018

2 November 2018 By INSI
<p>Annual Review 2017</p>

Annual Review 2017

3 November 2017 By INSI
<p>Annual Review 2016</p>

Annual Review 2016

20 November 2016 By INSI
All Annual Reports
Safety Advisories
Advisory: Covering environmental disasters

Advisory: Covering environmental disasters

This INSI advisory covers reporting safely on environmental hazards from wildfires and volcanic eruptions to building fires and chemical spills.

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What to put in your medical pack

What to put in your medical pack

Medical packs are an essential piece of kit for journalists. Emergencies can happen when you least expect them – not just in hostile or challenging environments.

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Reporting on natural disasters

Reporting on natural disasters

After the recent string of devastating hurricanes and earthquakes, INSI has some advice for journalists covering natural disasters.

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Know your rights when covering protests in the US

Know your rights when covering protests in the US

Journalists generally have the First Amendment right to film or photograph public spaces and events, including police activity at protests. What else can they, and can't they, do when reporting from a protest?

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