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Apr 2, 2023 10 tweets 11 min read
Harassed, threatened and sued - that's the state of fact-checking in #Europe according to pioneering survey by IPI partner @FaktografHR on the impact of online abuse & #disinformation against fact-checkers, released ahead of #FactCheckingDay

The key finding in this thread ⬇️ Image @FaktografHR 1/
9 out 10 fact-checking organisations surveyed experienced smear campaigns and online abuse from politicians, government officials, media pundits and public figures.

More than half have experienced it repeatedly. #FactCheckingDay Image
Mar 31, 2023 6 tweets 11 min read
(1/6) This Week's Media Crackdown in #Turkey

Criminal investigation launched against journalist @RusenTakva for “inciting the public to hatred and hostility” due to his Twitter post describing ruling alliance as "right-wing and racist".


buff.ly/3Zx1SC3 @RusenTakva @t24comtr (2/6) #FreeTurkeyJournalists

Journalist Seyfettin Uygur, who tried to film a new hospital building foundation which allegedly was not laid despite the televized ceremony in the quake-hit #Hatay province, was attacked and threatened.


Nov 19, 2021 14 tweets 37 min read
What’s changing in #localnews? Just about everything - that’s what IPI found when, supported by @craignewmark, it dived into local #newsmedia around the world. They’re rethinking everything to work out what they need now to sustain vital journalism. 1/14

ipi.media/ipi-takes-a-gl… @craignewmark IPI’s @jacquipark talked to 30+ media leaders and entrepreneurs who are transitioning legacy media or creating new local voices, half in the #USA and half in #Asia, the Pacific, #Africa and #Europe.

Here are some key insights 👇 2/14