Today’s the Day: End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

Every four days, a journalist is killed somewhere in the world. This data comes from UNESCO, which estimates that between 2006 and 2016, 930 journalists were killed worldwide. On Wednesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists released their 10th annual Global Impunity Index, just before the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists on November 2.

Global Conference: Call for Research Papers/Abstracts (Closed)

The 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, to be held this November 16-19 in Johannesburg, South Africa, will again feature an academic research track, highlighting trends, challenges, teaching methodologies, and best practices in investigative journalism. Here is the call for papers that is going out to journalism professors worldwide.

Paul Myers: News Media Should Not Be Intimidated

The boom of internet technology and social media networks have allowed journalists to access information which had previously been out of reach. Apps, sites and devices let ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances become reporters. However, internet research expert Paul Myers cautions that investigative journalists need to be incredibly sensitive when running stories and never expose innocent people to attack and ridicule.