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The Shift News founder Caroline Muscat wins Press Freedom Award

Caroline Muscat is a woman, a journalist, who today represents as few the authentic values ​​of our profession. She is an investigative reporter in Malta, an island where you pay with your life because of [...]

The experience of the Forum of Mediterranean Women Journalists takes place in Amman (Jordan)

Founder of the Forum Marilù Mastrogiovanni, at the Anna Lindh foundation event by Marilù Mastrogiovanni The Intercultural Trends and Media Platform workshop on cross-cultural and gender sensitive reporting begins today in the EuroMed region and [...]

Caroline Muscat shortlisted for Reporters Without Borders press freedom award

“These journalists refuse to be silenced and continue to raise their voices against the abuse of power, corruption and other crimes” – Secretary General Christophe Deloire by Alice Elizabeth Taylor Source: The Shift News International [...]

World press freedom day of Addis Ababa: journalists and cartoonists for democracy and peace

  More than a thousand journalists from all over the world have signed the "Addis Ababa Declaration" which recalls articles 19 and 21 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as well as the responsibilities [...]

“Women’s rights: Forbidden subject”: the difficulties that journalists – both men and women – can encounter when they cover women’s rights

By Pauline Ades-Mevel, Head Communication desk Reporters Sans Fontieres for Europe and Balcans Covering women’s rights does not come without risks for reporters. RSF has established that from 2012 to 2017, the rights of at [...]

“Women’s rights: Forbidden subject”: the difficulties that journalists – both men and women – can encounter when they cover women’s rights .

By Pauline Ades-Mevel, Head Communication desk Reporters Sans Fontieres for Europe and Balcans Covering women’s rights does not come without risks for reporters. RSF has established that from 2012 to 2017, the rights of at [...]

Refugee routes blocked for reporters as well

Threats, intimidation, arrest, prosecution, denial of permits, rejection of interview requests, seizure of equipment and deportation – such are the methods used by governments to obstruct media coverage of refugees. It is the 21st century’s [...]

Launch of the 3rd Forum of Mediterranean Women Journalists

‘Un/walling Europe’ is the theme of this year’s programme: journalists from all over the world will come together in a four-day event in Bari and Lecce. Building bridges, not walls, as journalists who are committed [...]

An open letter to The Washington Post

by Nurcan Baysal I am in shock as I read the words of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan regarding Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. As a Kurdish human rights defender and journalist from Turkey, I have written [...]

An open letter to The Washington Post .

by Nurcan Baysal I am in shock as I read the words of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan regarding Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. As a Kurdish human rights defender and journalist from Turkey, I have written [...]

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