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newsroom guide for managing online harm

Newsroom Guide for Managing Online Harm

 

Online harassment is not ok. Editors and managers have asked for guidance in supporting their colleagues who are being harassed and threatened online. 

 

It provides advice on how to support your colleagues and teams before, during and after incidents of online harm. The best practices listed are based on significant feedback and input across the news media industry. These resources will continue to be updated and will evolve based on additional feedback from the news industry, as well as changes in the forms of online harm facing journalists and media professionals.

Upcoming Events

The Chilling Tide of Abuse Faced by Women Journalists


Presented by: The Canadian Journalism Foundation, #NotOk, and the Canadian Women’s Foundation.
Format: Virtual event
Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Journalists and online hate: What to do when the battlefield is everywhere


Presented by: Carleton’s School of Journalism and Communication, in conjunction with CBC/Radio-Canada and #NotOK.
Format: Hybrid
Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022

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Online harassment has become one of the most significant safety issues facing journalists and media professionals today. This needs to stop! Together, we can remind the world that these attacks are #NotOk

 

Online threats and harassment have offline consequences. Earlier this year, a UNESCO/ICFJ report found online abuse was often linked to orchestrated disinformation campaigns that seek to silence journalists and discredit their reporting, directly undermining press freedom. Canadian news and media organizations are joining together to take a stand against online harm and take action in supporting each other.

 

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