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Press Freedom Reporting Tools & Tips

Avoiding Censorship: How to Move Anonymously on the Internet

The methods and tools that governments employ to censor and control the internet, and the tools and ways to get around censorship, are a constantly shifting battleground. But there is a set of evergreen best practices and helpful software that are useful.

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Freedom House: Global Freedom Declines for 17th Year

The 2023 edition of the Freedom in the World report, produced by US nonprofit Freedom House, was released today. This is the 50th year of the study, which tracks global trends and compiles individual country reports on political rights and liberties.

News & Analysis Press Freedom Sustainability

How Can We Build a New Future for Journalism That Belongs to All of Us?

Because of growing threats to democracy, and a recent series of ever more extreme societal and planetary crises, funders now see more clearly the pivotal, central role that independent public interest media play in keeping our societies and economies open. And what’s even more encouraging is to see this positive talk backed up with concrete measures and actions.

Pulitzer Committee attendees protest missing journalists in Brazil amid reports their bodies have been found

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Pulitzer Center Climate Conference Attendees Call for Action

Attendees at the Pulitzer Center’s climate change reporting summit held up posters and spoke out to raise awareness about the disappearance of journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous activist Bruno Pereira, who went missing in the Amazon rainforest. A suspect has since confessed to killing the men, and two bodies thought to be them have been found, according to media reports.

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Digital Attacks Become Key Weapon to Silence Independent Media

Independent media now have to deal with an increasing number of digital attacks on press freedom, from brute-force attacks on their servers to more sophisticated assaults on their social media presence and digitally-based legal challenges.

RSF 2022 World Press Freedom Index

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Document of the Day: 2022 World Press Freedom Index

Reporters Sans Frontiéres released its 2022 World Press Freedom Index, calling out the growing threat of polarization and “information chaos,” and their potentially disastrous impact on independent media around the world.