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The University of Liverpool is one of the top UK universities, member of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 leading UK universities.

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The Worlds of Journalism Study is a cross-national collaborative project assessing the state of journalism in the world through representative surveys with journalists.

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UNESCO is the lead UN Agency for promoting freedom of expression and safety of journalists as part of its mandate to “promote the free flow of ideas by word and image”.

Lisa Taylor

Professor/Rogers Chair in Journalism at University of King's College, Halifax, N.S., Canada , Canada

Law Ethics Role Orientations

I'm only just starting to explore journalists' safety as an area of research.

Definition of journalists' safety

Journalists' safety is realized when journalists can discharge their duty in settings free from threats to their well-being in the broadest sense, leaving journalists unimpeded by harassment, slurs, intimidation, physical violence, surveillance and online attacks.

Lisa Taylor