Safety of media professionals: Switzerland launches action plan

Biel/Bienne, 03.05.2023 - Threats and violence against journalists are increasing worldwide, and in Switzerland too. A national action plan for the safety of media professionals, drafted by the media industry together with the Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM), aims to curb this trend. Numerous measures will be undertaken to raise public awareness of the issue and to highlight the importance of the media for society and politics as well as the challenging conditions faced by journalists. The action plan was presented on 3 May, World Press Freedom Day.

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