journalism

Egyptian journalist union leaders sentenced to two years in prison

Three leading members of Egypt's journalist union were sentenced to two years in prison on Saturday, each on charges of harbouring fugitive colleagues inside the union's premises.

Europeans have little trust in their media, survey shows

Almost one in two Europeans believe that they cannot trust their media, according to a survey published Thursday.

One journalist killed every five days, UNESCO report says

One journalist is being killed every five days as a result of their work, according to figures released in a UNESCO report on Wednesday, coinciding with the International Day to End Impunity for...

Several clubs of deputies call for Media Committee session over HND president

Several parliamentary clubs of deputies on Friday called for an urgent thematic session of the parliamentary Media Committee following Croatian Journalists Association (HND) president Sasa Lekovic...

Croatian-Norwegian media development project launched

The Media Development Centre, a joint project of the Croatian Journalists' Association (HND) and the Norwegian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), was presented in Zagreb on Monday, with HND president...

Exiled Turkish journalist shortlisted for top EU rights prize

Can Dundar, an exiled Turkish journalist who was sentenced to jail for publishing information about arms shipments to Syria, was shortlisted Tuesday for the European Parliament's 2016 Sakharov...

HND says 280 journalists in non-profit media left without income

The termination of a Culture Ministry grant programme for non-profit media, which over the past three years has strengthened the third media sector, has left 280 journalists without any income on...

HND condemns death threats against journalists

The Croatian Journalists' Association (HND) on Friday condemned death threats and calls for violence against reporters, adding that it expected urgent official reaction from the relevant...

Tajikistan to fine reporters who use words regular readers don't know

The autocratic former Soviet republic of Tajikistan will impose fines of up to 100 US dollars on journalists who use words that regular readers don't know, the RIA Novosti news agency reported...

German journalist denied entry to Turkey amid media freedom rift

A German journalist for public broadcaster ARD has been denied entry to Turkey, where he had planned to report a story about refugees in the Syrian border region.

Erdogan blasts foreign diplomats for attending journalists' trial

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned foreign envoys who observed the trial of two Turkish journalists whose charges include espionage and supporting a terrorist organization.

Turkish journalists' trial closed to public, rights groups alarmed

The trial of two Turkish journalists accused of espionage and supporting a terrorist organization for reporting on alleged arms shipments to Syria will be held behind closed doors, a court ruled...

IFJ urges Croatian leaders to stop undemocratic silencing of free media

The IJF said that journalists' organisations worldwide were very concerned about attacks on freedom of speech, freedom of the press and media freedom by members of the Croatian government and...

Rights group accuses Uganda of media intimidation ahead of elections

Ugandan journalists and rights activists are facing increased intimidation from the authorities in the run-up to the February 18 presidential and parliamentary elections, Human Rights Watch said...