Bad News | Thursday January 19
Ossigeno. 412 journalists threatened in italy in 2016
This is the end-of-year balance of the Observatory. Although in order to understand the full dimension of the phenomenon, this number needs to be multiplied by 20 to be closer to reality
Hoaxes and post-truth. And if we were to discuss them in a conference?
Journalists, politicians, editors and those in government have a duty to formulate and compare concrete proposals for evaluating the responsibility and the correct practices of the media
Lazio. Record number of threatened reporters. Ossigeno’s data on the regional newscast. Video
The director, Alberto Spampinato, has illustrated them live on January 11, 2017. “To discuss them is the first thing to do”
5 intimidations against journalists this week in Italy
This week, Ossigeno has verified and made know 5 cases of intimidation against journalists and information operators which names have been includes in the Table.
Threats in Italy
Sant’antimo. Films gate broken in, receives death threat
The journalist Gaetano Pragliola of TeleclubItalia denounced two men. Forced to stop the filming. Solidarity from SUGC and the Mayor
Catania. 10 years to clear from all charges journalists accused by magistrate
They are Marco Travaglio and Giuseppe Giustolisi. In a 2006 article they revealed relations between the former deputy prosecutor and an entrepreneur
Strasbourg. Dialogue ECtHR – media freedom community
Organized on 24 March 2017 by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, supported by the Council of Europe and in cooperation with its partners
IFJ. New insurance scheme for journalists in danger
Offered on weeks basis. Cover risky assignments in dangerous areas in every country. Insurance cover start from €12 per week
The gag to information. Dossier by Ossigeno
Ossigeno per l’Informazione has published this dossier on the occasion of the initiatives that it promoted, together with the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) of Leipzig, within the pilot project that goes by the same name and supported by the European Commission, to celebrate in Rome from October 24 to 26, 2016, the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, an annual event convened by the United Nations.