Handbook of Research on Combating Threats to Media Freedom and Journalist Safety

Editor/Author Jamil, Sadia
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 978-1-7998-1298-2
Category: Social Sciences - Media & Communications
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Pending
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The Handbook of Research on Combating Threats to Media Freedom and Journalist Safety is an essential reference source that evaluates how diverse threats impact on journalists' wellbeing, their right to freedom of expression, and overall media freedoms in various contexts and assesses inadequacies in national security policies, planning, and coordination relating to the safety of journalists in different countries.

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Table of Contents

  • Book Series
  • Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
  • Foreword - Zahera Harb
  • Foreword - Ramon R. Tuazon
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgment
  • Introduction
  • Section 1: Threats to Media Freedom and the Safety of Journalists in South East Asian and South Asian Countries
  • Chapter 1: Digital Threats and Attacks on the Philippine Alternative Press
  • Chapter 2: Shooting the Messenger, Slowly, but Surely
  • Chapter 3: What Compels Journalists to Take a Step Back?
  • Chapter 4: Combating Bullets With a Pen
  • Chapter 5: Practices of Self-Censorship Among Nepali Journalists
  • Chapter 6: What Dampen the Indonesian Journalists' Freedom and Safety in the Post-Soeharto New Order?
  • Chapter 7: The Risks and Challenges for Professional Journalism in the Digital Age
  • Chapter 8: The Rise of Secular Nationalist and Islamic-Based Populist Communication Strategies
  • Section 2: Threats to Media Freedom and the Safety of Journalists in Eastern Mediterranean and African Countries
  • Chapter 9: A Review on the Safety of Journalists in Turkey
  • Chapter 10: Making Sense of Journalists' Safety and Media Freedom in Egypt Between Different Types of Threats and the Ruling Legislative Context
  • Chapter 11: The Role of Ghanaian News Media Organisations in Countering Threats to Media Freedom and Journalists' Safety
  • Chapter 12: Silencing the Media and Chaining the Watchdog
  • Chapter 13: Threats to Media Freedom and the Safety of Journalists in Nigeria
  • Chapter 14: Types and Sources of Threats to Media Freedom in Uganda
  • Section 3: Threats to Media Freedom and the Safety of Journalists in North and South America
  • Chapter 15: Journalism in Violent Times
  • Chapter 16: Journalists' Safety and Multifaceted Censorship in Colombia
  • Chapter 17: The Pitfalls and Perils of Being a Digital Journalist in Venezuela
  • Conclusion
  • Compilation of References
  • About the Contributors