# Online Privacy Guide for Journalists 2017
# See the live monitoring of attacks on press freedom on the Council of Europe’s ‘Platform for the safety of journalists’
The AEJ is one of 10 Europe-wide press freedom organisations contributing to the Platform ALERTS.
# The major WPF Day international event this year will be in Jakarta on May 1-4. UNESCO says:-
Advanced preparations are underway for a multi-faceted focus on journalists’ safety and impunity for crimes committed against them, at this year’s global celebration of World Press Freedom Day 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia (1 to 4 May).
Under the global theme of Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies, participants will examine current challenges facing media, including the continuous trend worldwide of attacks against those who bring journalism to the public.
# Reporters Without Borders’ 2017 World Press Freedom Index was published:
“Compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) it reflects a world in which attacks on the media have become commonplace and strongmen are on the rise. We have reached the age of post-truth, propaganda, and suppression of freedoms – especially in democracies.”