The Best Defense: Threats to Journalists’ Safety Demand Fresh Approach
Following a new report on journalist safety and the launch of Committee to Protect Journalist’s new Emergencies Response Team, this evening will bring together a variety of perspectives on how the safety landscape for journalists and media workers has changed in recent years. The speakers will discuss the new threats facing journalists, what work has been done to address them, and what work remains to be done.
Chaired by Vaughan Smith, co-founder of the Frontline Freelance Register and Founder of the Frontline Club Charitable Trust.
Colin Pereira, CPJ’s journalist safety specialist
Neil Breakwell, London Bureau Chief for VICE News
Nevine Mabro, Head of Foreign News and Foreign Films at Channel 4 News
Alison Baskerville, Freelance British documentary photographer and FFR affiliate
Maria Salazar Ferro, Emergencies Director for CPJ, will make introductory remarks about the new report and emergencies response team.