Laws Protecting Journalists From Online Harassment

  • Date Published 23/05/2024
Laws Protecting Journalists From Online Harassment
Laws Protecting Journalists From Online Harassment

Attacks against journalists appear to be on the rise recently in countries around the world. These include attacks allegedly directed by governments or politicians, as well as by individuals displeased with their own media coverage or generally with the press. The widespread use of social media has facilitated harassment of journalists in online settings by a variety of means, including by disseminating threats and disinformation, stalking, and broadcasting private or personally identifiable information about targeted journalists (doxing). While a significant number of journalists have reportedly faced online abuse and harassment, female journalists have been disproportionately affected.

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Laws Protecting Journalists From Online Harassment

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