The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is organising the 10th ASEF Journalists´ Colloquium on Crisis/Disaster Reporting. The event will be held in Luxembourg from 4-6 November 2015. We are pleased to invite interested journalists from ASEM countries to apply for participation.  Read the rest of this entry »

The Council of Europe has launched a new online platform to record violations of journalists’ rights. Hosted on the Council’s website, the platform will help compile information on physical threats, harassment and intimidation of journalists and other media personnel. Read the rest of this entry »

Updated 04/05/2015. This page is an attempt to compile some of the online resources available to help journalists improve their cyber security. That journalists need to think about such matters is not in doubt .. Read more on this entry.

10/03/2015. 100% of publishers’ fees to freelances in Belgium can be treated as payment for “author’s rights”, Finance Minister Johan Van Overtveldt has confirmed. This can reduce the amount of Belgian income tax due on them. Read more on this entry.

19/01/2015. The Law Society, The Bar Council, The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and National Union of Journalists (NUJ) have come together to express concern about current proposals in the draft code of practice for RIPA. Read more on this entry.

Two days after the murderous attack at the offices of the newspaper Charlie Hebdo, (on Wednesday January 7,) a dignified ceremony took place involving representatives of international journalist organisations outside the crime scene on Rue Nicholas Appert in Paris. Read more on this entry.

The IFJ (International Federation of Journalists) has joined the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) in supporting six members who have taken legal action against the Metropolitan Police and the Home Secretary. The legal challenge concerns the monitoring and recording of their lawful journalistic and union activities by Police since 2008. Read more on this entry.

29 September 2014. NEC member Fiona O’Cleirigh reported from last week’s NUJ Information Security event that, thanks to the ever more intrusive activities of state security services, it is getting harder and harder to guarantee information sources their anonymity. Which makes whistleblowing and countering official corruption that much more difficult. Read more on this entry.

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