Manuals

Guides, handbooks and tool-kits released by institutions and NGOs, providing journalists and activists with useful background informations, summaries and advice

Transgender Europe - Guide for Journalists

Transgender Europe’s Guide for Journalists is a practical guide on how to cover stories about trans people, or about issues which affect trans people, in a fair and respectful manner

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Information security. Protecting your story, your source and yourself online

This manual is designed by the Center for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) to instruct journalists and media organisations on how to practise information security in the digital age, how to protect their work, your sources, and communication flows which may be endangered by dfferent factors

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Safety and solidarity for journalists in Ukraine 2014: a handbook for journalists unions facing a crisis

This handbook published by International Federation of Journalists, in cooperation with the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine, The National Union of Journalists of Ukraine and the Russian Union of Journalists of Ukraine. It examines the specific challenges confronting journalists and journalists' associations when operating in conflict settings such as the Ukrainina one

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Verification Handbook. An ultimate guideline to verifying digital content for emergency coverage

The Verification Handbook is a new resource for journalists and aid providers in crisis situations. It advices on best practices for verification and use of informations provided by the masses, as well as on disaster preparedness in newsrooms

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Freedom of Expression, Media Law and Defamation: a Training Manual for Europe

This Training Manual redacted by Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) and the International Press Institute (IPI) is targeted to journalists and lawyers to help them approaching in an informed manner the issue of defamation in their professional activity

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Safety Guide for Journalists - A handbook for reporters in high-risk environments

A survival kit that every investigative journalist should keep in pocket and in mind, provided by UNESCO and Reporter Without Borders on the basis of real experiences

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Safety Manual. Guidelines for Journalists in Extraordinary or Emergency Situations

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) published the Manual "Safety Net - Guidelines for Journalists in Extraordinary or Emergency Situations" in the frame of the project 'Safety Net for European Journalists'

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The Oxygen Method: New lenses to see the hidden censorship

Ossigeno per l’Informazione has published the manual "The new lenses against censorship" showing in detail the method of monitoring developed by Ossigeno and experienced in Italy, and its results

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A guide for journalists on how to access government information

This guide offers to journalists a comprehensive framework, tips and notes on how to access government information. The guide is available in 12 languages on LegalLeaks website

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Web metrics: basics for journalists

This booklet for journalists is a basic guide for understanding web metrics and aims to help media organizations use digital measurement tools more effectively

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