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Journalists are becoming propaganda - we must do more to protect them

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Journalism safety today: an in-depth report from INSI

SAFETY ADVISORY BY Richard Dawood

Advisory: Covering the Ebola outbreak

SAFETY ADVISORY BY INSI

Advisory: Planning and preparation for hostile environments

I met the photojournalist John Cantlie in 2012, at a Frontline Club discussion of journalists’ safety. The raw power of the images he showed me was impressive but I was also struck by the passion with which he spoke about the need for reporters to take safety seriously.

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The high profile deaths of James Foley and Steven Sotloff threw a spotlight on the terrible dangers faced by journalists and raised questions about how they stay safe in a world where being a member of the press no longer provides immunity or protection.

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This is the largest known outbreak of the disease and the first in West Africa.

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Journalists need to be physically and mentally equipped to face potential dangers when reporting in unsafe and unpredictable situations.

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JOURNALISTS UNDER ATTACK

  • Africa
    • Nigeria

      Gunmen kill journalist in Kaduna, Nigeria

    • Somalia

      Prominent Somali journalist killed in Mogadishu

    • Libya

      Woman journalist found with throat slit in southern Libya

    • Honduras

      Journalist murdered in Honduras

    • Colombia

      Colombian journalist gunned down

    • Mexico

      TV reporter stabbed to death at home

    • Afghanistan

      Journalist stabbed to death in Balkh

    • Iraq

      Journalist 'pays ultimate price'

    • Pakistan

      Three media workers gunned down in Quetta

    • Ukraine

      Missing Russian photojournalist found dead in Eastern Ukraine

    • Russia

      Independent journalist murdered in Kabardino-Balkaria

    • Ukraine

      Russian journalist killed in Ukraine

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