Category: Freedom of Expression

ISOJ panelists present on the state of journalism in Afghanistan, Mexico, Israel and Ghana

Lee este artículo en español abajo Opening the second day of the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), four journalists shared the current state of journalism in their countries in the first part of the panel “Global roundup: Lightning presentations about the state of journalism around the world.” They are all fellows of journalism programs …  Read More

Meduza’s strategies to outwit Kremlin censorship shared with 25th ISOJ audience

Lee este artículo en español abajo The co-founder, CEO, and publisher of Meduza — the largest Russian-language independent media outlet published in both Russian and English while operating in exile — shared the news site’s challenges fighting Russian censorship at the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 12. For Galina Timchenko, whose keynote session …  Read More

International journalists keep up the good fight despite government attacks, appreciative 24th ISOJ audience hears

View video of the panel here. This article has been updated.* Journalists from around the world discussed the precarious state of media in their home countries during a panel chaired by Ann Marie Lipinski, curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, at the 24th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April …  Read More

Journalists call on organizations, lawmakers to support reporters in exile, ISOJ audience hears

View video of panel here. A group of journalists who have been exiled because of their reporting called on lawmakers, news organizations, and nonprofits to help find ways to sustainably support reporters in similar situations. The journalists gathered at the International Symposium of Online Journalism (ISOJ) in Austin on April 15 to discuss how they …  Read More

‘Exile Journalism:’ ISOJ to discuss how journalists use technology to cover the countries they were forced to abandon

They work in newsrooms that have been relocated to neighboring countries, or sometimes, much farther from home. They left after being imprisoned, threatened with criminal charges, or labeled as “foreign agents.” Despite all this, they continue to report on the places they left behind. Cases of “exile journalism” have been proliferating around the world and …  Read More

Devastated by the Ortega-Murillo administration, Nicaraguan journalism bets on resistance, resilience and reinvention

“Brave,” “hopeful,” “combative,” and “creative.” This is how four Nicaraguan journalists described in one word the journalism that is carried out in their country during the panel “SOS Nicaragua: Imprisoned, persecuted and exiled journalists” that took place on April 3 during the 15th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism at the University of Texas in Austin. …  Read More