News: Mar 2020

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Introducing Our New Strategy for 2020 - 2024

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30 Mar 2020

In 2008, Media Defence was established to ensure that independent media, journalists and citizen journalists, who are under threat of abusive legal action for their reporting, have access to much-needed legal representation. Today, we’re launching our new organisational strategy for the next four years. We will increase and deepen the support we offer to our partners, enhancing the availability of quality legal defence for journalists around the world, as well as the coordination of strategic litigation on press freedom and freedom of expression.

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COVID-19: los gobiernos deben proteger la libertad de expresión durante la pandemia

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27 Mar 2020

Los medios independientes son más importantes que nunca. El trabajo de los periodistas y de los medios de comunicación en el mundo y durante la crisis permite que el público esté informado sobre estadísticas, la evolución de la pandemia y las medidas que están siendo tomadas por parte de los gobiernos y los organismos internacionales. Esta información es clave para que la gente pueda protegerse a sí misma y entre sí.

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COVID-19: Governments must protect freedom of expression during the pandemic

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27 Mar 2020

Independent media has never been so important. The work of journalists and media outlets around the world during this crisis enables the general public to stay informed about statistics, the evolution of the pandemic, and the measures being taken by governments and other international bodies. This information is vital for people’s ability to protect themselves and each other.

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[NOW CLOSED] We're Hiring! Two Vacancies Now Available

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5 Mar 2020

[APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED] Media Defence are currently recruiting for two positions: Finance and Compliance Officer (Digital Rights Advocates Project), and Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Officer.