Report on Safety of Journalists Policies and Practices in Media Houses in Liberia – 2020

This study presents an overview of the state of safety journalists’ conditions in Liberia. Specifically, this study focused on the existence or lack of safety policies in media houses, the perceptions of journalists about the role of regulatory bodies, media managers/owners, and colleagues, in safeguarding journalists in the discharge of their duties.

Key issues the study looked at included the number of media outlets that have a safety policy or manual, trends of safety of journalists’ issues in Liberia (including types of violations, perpetrators, gender of victims; Number of media outlets with a specific policy for female journalists, what the practices are etc. It discusses the quality of the policies that exists in the media houses and how they are being used.

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