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#DefendMediaFreedom: New Pledges Not Credible Without Action, Say Press Freedom Groups

On 9 July 2019, thirty-three press freedom and media development organizations met in London to call on all participating States to ensure the protection and safety of all journalists and media workers in compliance with their existing obligations and international standards.

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Gender Inclusivity Initiatives Like 50:50 Ignore Trans and Non-Binary Media Workers

BBC is patting itself on the back for the success of its 50:50 "gender" initiative--but is a gender initiative that defines gender as equal representation of men and women what we actually need right now?

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Is the Far Right's Crackdown on Gender Studies A Threat to Democracy?

One of the tenets of the far right now seems to be cracking down on gender studies programmes. But why?

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Women's World Cup: A Step Forward in Sports Journalism

This year, the women's World Cup is making a splash--and sports journalists definitely have a lot to do with it. But there is still a long way to go to fix sexism in the sport.

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How To Be Gender Inclusive and Grammatically Correct

More and more people are calling out journalists for referring to "female" politicians--but is it grammatically correct to say "women politicians" instead? Here is our guide for journalists on the gender beat to be more inclusive about language.

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European Elections: How to Combat Hate Speech and Disinformation

European Elections are upon us. Are the far right parties instrumentalising disinformation and hate speech to win seats?

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8Chan: What To Do About the Online Belly of the Far Right Beast?

For the second time in the span of a month, white supremacist terrorists have carried out anti-religious attacks. They say they're inspired by 8chan messaging boards--so where are the calls to regulate and shut it down?

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Cntl Alt Right: How White Supremacists Are Using Coded Language Online

Social media companies are experimenting with AI technology to remove hateful content from their platform. But what about the white supremacists who communicate in coded messages, whose hate flourishes online?

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Ethics of Care in New Zealand

Ten days after the terrorist attack in Christchurch, it seems that the power of New Zealand’s response to the religious hatred-motivated mass killing comes from its deeply rooted, politically well-articulated and media-supported ethics of care. Verica Rupar gives us her take.

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