Welcome to hell Elon, vast majority of journalists’ murderers go free, and Delhi police search home of The Wire founder Siddharth Varadarajan

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Welcome to hell, Elon. You break it, you buy it.

Killing with impunity: vast majority of journalists’ murderers go free. No one has been held to account in nearly 80% of journalist murders during the last 10 years, CPJ’s 2022 Global Impunity Index found, and governments show little interest in tackling the issue.

Delhi police search The Wire office and homes of founder Siddharth Varadarajan and four other staff. The searches were conducted in relation to a complaint filed by BJP leader Amit Malviya.

How Bellingcat geolocated a photo of a Russian missile programming team. The challenge was to use geolocation techniques to confirm conclusively where the group photograph of the missile guidance team that were purported to be behind programming many of the cruise missiles that have hit Ukraine in recent months was taken. We eventually verified that it was taken at the Russian Ministry of Defence’s Znamenka 19 facility.

A newsroom in wartime. Interview of Kyiv Independent CEO Daryna Shevchenko.

Prominent journalist killed and two others injured in Mogadishu bombings. Mohamed Isse Koonaa, a 29-year-old Universal Somali TV journalist, was killed in a terrorist attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu on 29 October. He was rushing to cover the scene of the first bombing when he was caught by a second suicide bombing.

I thought journalists had to be cynics. I was wrong. Why journalism has given me faith that things will turn out OK.

Lyra documentary review – brilliant life and tragic death of Northern Ireland’s fearless young reporter. Lyra McKee, killed by the New IRA in 2019, is shown here as an inspirational LGBTQ journalist, bravely addressing the lingering damage of the Troubles.

Safe haven: investigative reporters seek time out to rest and recuperate. Journalists come under attack on a weekly basis: from physical violence to assaults on their reputations, and from legal challenges to burnout. One way to escape from the pressure – to recover, and recoup – is to take a break, for example by attending the Berlin-based Rest and Refuge Fellowship, set up in 2015 as a joint project between Reporters Without Borders Germany and the Taz Panter Foundation.

The philosophy of modern newsrooms. Drawing from a few thousand years of political thought, here are five potential newsroom philosophies into which you can categorize different outlets at your leisure.

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