Action Plan or Inaction Plan? The fate of the world’s journalists – and our democracies – hangs in the balance

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Summit for Democracy 2023: States and investors have a responsibility to curtail the abuse of spyware

Spyware poses too great a threat to not be prioritised, say rights groups in a joint statement.

CPJ welcomes Biden executive order limiting use of commercial spyware

The global use of spyware has prompted what CPJ views as an existential crisis for journalism and the organization has been among those calling for moratoriums on its use. 

Tunisian journalists protest during a strike in the capital Tunis, on 17 October 2012, after months of rising tensions with the government, which is accused of curbing press freedom and seeking to control public media groups. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID

Media Freedom Cohort Findings Report

The Media Freedom Cohort’s Findings Report comprises commitments gathered by a small number of government leads and NGOs, including IFEX, from more than 100 governments, businesses, media platforms, and civil society organisations on priority areas of concern: protecting journalists’ safety and security, advancing freedom of expression, and bolstering independent and diverse media.