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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”.

Legal Network for Journalists at Risk (LNJAR)

The Legal Network for Journalists at Risk (LNJAR) was launched in 2021 by the Committee to Protect Journalists, Media Defence and the Thomson Reuters Foundation to offer a single access-point to an ecosystem of legal support for journalists and independent media outlets around the world. A list of participating member organisations is available online. Assistance offered through these organisations ranges from urgent legal representation, to ongoing legal help throughout a case, to systemic support to improve the legal environment in which the media operates.


American Bar Association 

Article 19 

Centre for Law and Democracy 

Committee to Protect Journalists 

Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice 

Free Press Unlimited 

Freedom House 

European Centre for Press and Media Freedom  

International Press Institute 

International Bar Association Human Rights Institute 

International Women’s Media Foundation 

International Federation of Journalists 

Media Defence 

Reporters without Borders 

Rory Peck Trust 

RFK Human Rights 

Thomson Reuters Foundation 



Legal Network for Journalists at Risk (LNJAR)