Are News Organizations Protecting Their Journalists?
by SavvyRoo on Feb 5, 2015 | Views: 168 | Score: 0
|Protecting themselves and their sources: IRE journalists who say their organizations are...not doing enough||50|
News organizations received mix reviews in their ability to protect their employers from surveillance, hacking, and the security of their correspondences. Almost a 50/50 split was recorded when journalists were asked if their news organizations do enough to protect them. The respondents were from the non-profit Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE).
With the recent headliners of ISIS beheading journalists, I'm sure more are feeling weary of their security and protection. This survey is in terms of surveillance and hacking, but ground-reporting has always been dangerous for journalists