Overview of this module:
- The types of threats, harassment, and attacks faced by the media — including gender-specific — and the obligations on the state and media organisations.
- The importance of the protection of sources, as recognised under our domestic case law.
- Practical guidance for journalists to protect themselves online, including on social media, and in reporting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Practical guidance for journalists on where they can seek assistance and recourse in the event of threats, harassment or attacks.