UNESCO highlights attacks against journalism


Fojo’s head of international policy and development, Lars Tallert.

With gender-based attacks globally on the rise in the field of journalism, UNESCO was organizing an event on June 18, 2019 at its headquarters in Paris (Room IV), aimed at specifically addressing the issue of online harassment of women journalists.

Fojo’s Head of Policy and Development Lars Tallert, participated in the conference, and informed about the #journodefender report and the Help Desk for Journalist and newsrooms that are subjected to harassment.

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Fojo is an independent institution at the non-profit public Linnaeus University, one of Sweden’s biggest universities. In this capacity, Fojo stands free from commercial and political interests, free to make independent decisions on how to serve journalism, freedom of expression and democracy. Fojo works to promote free, independent and professional journalism around the world.