Links&Info

# Online Privacy Guide for Journalists 2017
https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/online-privacy-journalists/

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# See the live monitoring of attacks on press freedom on the Council of Europe’s ‘Platform for the safety of journalists’
http://www.coe.int/en/web/media-freedom
The AEJ is one of 10 Europe-wide press freedom organisations contributing to the Platform ALERTS.

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# 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.

Full Unesco text:
http://en.unesco.org/news/world-press-freedom-day-2017-highlights-protection-journalists

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# 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.”

Full RSF text:
https://rsf.org/en/2017-world-press-freedom-index-tipping-point