News24 | African journalists in firing line amid repression, killings, unexplained deaths

Two months into the year and journalists in Africa have faced a myriad of attacks, and according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, media freedom in Africa has deteriorated, and journalists are more vulnerable than ever before. Read the article here.

Bizcommunity | Whose responsibility is journalists’ safety?

The attacks on journalists have increased over the years, with many journalists concerned for their safety but whose responsibility is it to safeguard the safety of journalists? This article interrogates the responsibility of media houses, civil society, and the government to journalists. Read the article here. 

Solutions Journalism Network | Impact tracking guide 

The Solutions Journalism Network has released a guide that helps newsrooms in tracking the impact of solution journalism stories among audiences and communities. Read the guide here. 

The New York Times | Deepfakes and disinformation 

Deepfakes use a form of artificial intelligence called deep learning to make images of fake events. Critics of deepfakes have raised concerns about how the technology can be used for disinformation campaigns. Read the article here.

Columbia Journalism Review | Journalists remain on Twitter, but tweet slightly less

Research from the Tow Center for Digital journalism has shown the habits of journalists before and after Elon Musk took over Twitter. The center found that only a handful of journalists have deactivated their accounts and the number of daily tweets has decreased by just 3% overall. Read the article here. 

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