Julie Posetti, The Guardian

Julie Posetti

The Guardian

United Kingdom

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  • Foreign Policy
  • Nieman Lab
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  • GIJN
  • Medium
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  • Newcastle Herald
  • PBS

Past articles by Julie:

How long will Twitter stand by as ‘online violence’ curtails our right to know?

The plight of journalists like Rana Ayyub exposes the failure of big tech to tackle threats and harassment, especially against women, say Julie Posetti of the ICFJ and Kalina Bontcheva of the University of Sheffield → Read More

Maria Ressa’s Nobel Peace Prize Is a Call to Action

The last time a working journalist was honored, it was a German editor as World War II loomed. → Read More

What if scale breaks community? How to reboot audience engagement amid political attacks and platform capture » Nieman Journalism Lab

"What are the implications of this weaponization for news organizations in terms of audience engagement and community-building work?" → Read More

The year of the fight back » Nieman Journalism Lab

"2019 will be a turning point for journalism that does not shrink from spotlighting and critiquing threats to media freedom and the safety of journalists." → Read More

Journalism has a focus problem: How to combat Shiny Things Syndrome » Nieman Journalism Lab

"This is a permanent process of change, but I feel a great desire for resting." → Read More

Fighting back against fake news: A new UN handbook aims to explain (and resist) our current information disorder

"Journalists can be direct victims of disinformation campaigns, but they are also pushing back." → Read More

ICFJ learning module takes readers through the history of ‘fake news’ and disinformation

The 21st century has seen information weaponized on an unprecedented scale. A new resource published by the International Center for Journalists plots the current crisis on an international timeline. → Read More

Here are 20 Guidelines for Working with Whistleblowers. What's Missing?

One of the central ethical tenets of professional journalism is “first, protect your sources.” But in this digital age, it is becoming more dangerous to keep your sources safe as governments are able to track reporters and their sources digitally. Here are 20 guidelines for working with whistleblowers in the digital era. What's missing? → Read More

Protecting sources in the digital age – The Walkley Magazine –

With the great power of digital data comes great responsibility to sources, and risks all journalists should be aware of. → Read More

Amid targeted online harassment, Filipino news site takes steps to fight back

How Maria Ressa, CEO and executive editor of the Philippines' Rappler, is leading her newsroom's efforts to combat online harassment of women journalists. → Read More

This is Why Online Harassment Still Needs Attention

This piece also appeared on The Conversation. Maria Ressa is a former CNN war correspondent but none of her experiences in the field prepared her for the massive and destructive campaign of gendered online harassment that’s been directed at her since 2016. → Read More

Phoebe's Fall podcast wins gold award at New York Radio Festival

​Fairfax Media's mastheads have been telling compelling stories for over 180 years. But in September 2016, Australia's oldest newspaper publisher began to challenge radio at its own game, with the launch of the investigative podcast series Phoebe's Fall. → Read More

The Eroding State of Source Protection

The ability to protect journalism sources in the digital age is rapidly deteriorating. Those are the conclusions of an important new study recently released by UNESCO. GIJN has excerpted key portions here, drawn from extensive research and interviews with investigative reporters, editors, legal experts and freedom of expression specialists from 17 countries. → Read More

What It Will Take to Protect Journalism Sources in the Digital Age

Investigative journalism based on confidential sources is under increasing threat in the 21st Century due to the corrosive impacts of surveillance, data retention legislation and outdated legal source protection frameworks. → Read More

It's getting harder to report the truth in a post-Trump world

The ability of citizens and journalists to "speak truth to power" is disappearing before our eyes. → Read More

Swedish broadcaster Alexandra Pascalidou describes online threats of sexual torture and graphic abuse

"I've been called a dirty whore, a bloody Gypsy, Jewish, Muslim slut, a Greek parasite, a disgusting migrant, stupid psycho, an ugly liar, a biased hater." → Read More

Decide who to vote for in Australia's federal election

A vibrant democracy requires collaboration. Here's your chance to make a difference. → Read More

Threats to investigative journalism creep closer with erosion of source protection

Surveillance, national security legislation and data retention laws threaten the sustainability of investigative journalism → Read More

The Paris unity march shows we must protect freedom of expression, not curtail it further

There are already calls for further restrictions on internet and media freedoms following the Charlie Hebdo massacre. It would be a tragedy if that were the legacy of those who died protecting their right to freedom of expression → Read More


When Good People Share Bad Things: The Basics of Social Media Verification

The rapid spread of online misinformation was voted one of the top 10 trends facing the world in 2014 by members of the World Economic Forum’s Network of Global Agenda Councils. In this third installment in the PBS MediaShift series on the <a title=TIN 2014 BLOG SERIES href=http://blog.wan-ifra. → Read More