May 22nd, 2014 | by EJC
At the 2014 NICAR conference, data journalists and legal professionals discussed the ethical and criminal implications of hacking in the newsroom. Caroline O'Donovan looks at these with reference to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
January 13th, 2014 | by EJC
IPI and its regional partner, the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM), are currently leading a campaign to abolish defamation as a criminal offence in the Caribbean. Scott Griffen recounts progress and the road ahead
November 25th, 2013 | by EJC
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press released iFOIA last month at the Online News Association conference. It’s a great tool for reporters doing investigative work in the United States, Karen Fratti explains
November 15th, 2013 | by EJC
All journalists are faced with legal and ethical privacy concerns. When reporting in a crisis zone, these considerations are heightened and reporters are forced to ask; when is it appropriate to publish images of victims’, is it in the public interest to do so, and what privacy considerations must be taken into account? Madoyn Smith investigates.