A RSF publica o seu relatório: Assédio online de jornalistas: quando os trolls atacam

Em um novo relatório da organização Repórteres sem Fronteiras, “Assédio online a jornalistas: quando os trolls atacam”, sua rede global de correspondentes em 12 países joga luz sobre os mais novos perigos para jornalistas: ameaças e insultos em redes sociais com o objetivo de intimidar e silenciar profissionais da imprensa. RSF definiu estas 25 recomendações (trechos abaixo) sobre como governos, organizações internacionais,

Mafia and the Media: Italian Journalists Face Threats

While precarious employment, low pay and trumped up defamation lawsuits means Italian journalists are under increasing financial pressure, it’s the constant threat from mafia and organized crime that is putting reporters at risk and making in-depth reporting that much more difficult.

Как журналистам понять, ведется ли за ними электронная слежка

Работающие в авторитарной среде журналисты часто сталкиваются с электронной слежкой. Иногда такая слежка не направлена на конкретную цель, но становится массовым явлением. В таких случаях задача наблюдения – понять, чем занимаются журналисты в целом и чему посвящены их расследования.

How Journalists Can Detect Electronic Surveillance

Journalists who work in authoritarian environments tend to be under electronic surveillance. Sometimes surveillance is being conducted at a mass scale — rather than directed at a specific target — and is intended to track what journalists in general are doing and what stories they are investigating. Here’s how to assess if surveillance is a potential or actual risk to privacy, personal safety, data security and the identities of sources.

How to Protect Your Website on the Cheap

If you’re a low-budget independent news site with few resources, you need to learn how to set up security parameters yourself or find technologists who can work pro-bono. The good news is that there are more than a few pro bono cybersecurity specialists willing to help journalists in distress.

Mexico Wages Cyber Warfare Against Journalists

In an explosive report, Citizen Lab and their Mexican civil society partners identified more than 75 text messages sent to the phones of 12 individuals, most of whom are journalists, lawyers and human rights defenders in an effort to monitor the target’s devices. They say the findings are a flagrant and disturbing example of the abuse of commercial spyware.