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Mitigating the Impact of Media Reporting of Terrorism: Libya case study

By Mary Fitzgerald (@MaryFitzger), for the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague (ICCT). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Mitigating the Impact of Media Reporting of Terrorism: Libya case study This research paper shows that Libyan media outlets - particularly […]

EU calls for Safe Environment for Libyan Journalists

The Ambassador of the European Union and the Ambassadors of EU Member States accredited to Libya call on the Libyan leadership to protect media freedom and create a safe environment for journalists in Libya to do their job. Libya remains a tough place for journalists, media professionals and activists who continue to face intimidation and […]

EU Supporting Freedom of Press

Journalists: Joint statement by HR/VP Josep Borrell and VP Věra Jourová Journalists play a fundamental role in the functioning of democracies, in ensuring accountability of those in power, and in providing timely and factual information. Across the world, journalists face intimidation, violence or abuse, often putting their life at risk. Disturbingly, impunity for abuses and […]

Workshop on Combating Hate Speech in Libya

Libyan journalists, activists and social media influencers meet in Cairo and agree to combat hate speech A group of leading Libyan journalists, bloggers and social media influencers attended a workshop on “Combating Hate Speech and Ethics of Journalism”, held in Cairo last week. Participants, including eight women, who represent various Libyan media outlets that broadcast/publish […]

Libyan Centre for Freedom of Press partners with RSF

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Libyan Centre for Freedom of Press (LCFP) have signed a partnership agreement on cooperating to promote the freedom to inform in Libya. Under the agreement signed on 26 July, RSF and LCFP will work together to promote journalistic freedom, pluralism and independence and to protect journalists. The partnership will […]

Abducted Journalist found Bound and Shot Dead

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned the killing of Libyan journalist Musa Abdul Kareem in Sabha, and urged the authorities responsible for the city to immediately investigate the circumstances of his death. Abdul Kareem, a local reporter and photojournalist, was abducted on July 31, and found dead later that day, according to the […]

Funding for Libyan and Tunisian Journalists

The EU-funded OPEN Media Hub is inviting journalists and media organisations from Libya and Tunisia to apply for funding and support to produce stories on migration and refugees, population movements, resettlement and re-entry policies and their impact on the lives of people. Besides financial support, media professionals will benefit from practical guidance to produce audio-visual stories, video news […]