THE BACKSTORY – COVERING PROTESTS: STAYING SAFE TO TELL THE STORY

WAN-IFRA recently released the latest episode of their media freedom podcast, The Backstory. Episode Six, titled  “Covering protests: Staying safe to tell the story”, features:

  • Sergi Vicente, director of Betevé, Barcelona’s public television station.
  • Zuraidah Ibrahim, deputy executive editor of the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong.
  • Monica Almeida, chief of the investigative unit at El Universo daily newspaper in Ecuador.
  • Roger Renni, director of Key Objectives, a specialist company supporting journalists on the ground and providing hostile environment training.

With protests becoming increasingly frequent internationally, this episode focuses on how journalists can keep themselves safe on the ground with first-hand experiences from those directly involved. This latest episode can be found here.

The podcast episode is accompanied by an article from WAN-IFRA’s Colette Davidson titled “Staying safe in the eye of the storm – covering protest movements” which can be found here.