Tag: Journalists

Court complains that the police did not investigate properly – IĠM

The Istitut tal-Ġurnalisti Maltin (IĠM), said that the result of the court decision to dismiss the case where journalists were allegedly locked up in an office in the OPM was “a clear indication that the truth in this matter was not genuinely sought out”.

“We will stand with IĠM & journalists covering crime and politics”...

“Trolls and thugs like Neville Gafà are systematically recruited to harass journalists and sap their energy fielding threats online” stated the anti-corruption NGO Repubblika during a press conference addressed together with the Istitut Gurnalisti Maltin.

Reactions pour in on proposal of enacting journalist warrants

"This change is despotic, short-sighted, and an attack on freedom of expression"

Malta falls another 4 places in the World Press Freedom Index

The Institute of Maltese Journalists (IĠM) regrets that Malta has again fallen in Reporters Without Borders’ Press Freedom Index. Malta is now 31 places lower than it was in 2016.

Watch: Opposition proposes fund for media

In a press conference addressed by Nationalist MPs Therese Comodini Cachia, Karl Gouder and David Thake, the Opposition proposed the setting up of a fund to financially support online news portals covering Covid-19 crisis.

2019 sees 250 journalists in jail worldwide

For the fourth consecutive year, not less than 250 journalists across the world were arrested for investigative journalism and a further 50 journalists were killed. This was revealed in a report from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

International organisations monitoring situation of “grave risk”

International organisations have urged close scrutiny as the public inquiry into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia begins on 6 December.

Scuffles outside Castille

While journalists were being held agains their will in a room in the Prime Minister's office

Who were the jailers?

Following the press conference held in the deep of the night at Castille,

Journalists held hostage

Following the press conference held in the deep of the night at Castille journalists and other members of the media were confined to the room where the press conference was held.