President Andrzej Duda has condemned the Belarusian authorities after two TV journalists were jailed on charges of inciting protests.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has stated that aggression against journalists, including cases of assault and battery as well as property damage, should be firmly condemned.
The head of Poland's National Media Council has asked the prime minister take urgent action to ensure the safety of journalists covering street protests as well protecting their editorial offices and equipment.
Belarus has asked Poland to extradite the founders of the Warsaw-based Telegram Nexta and Nexta-Live channels, which have become one of the main sources of news from Belarus.
Maxim Minchev, director-general of the Bulgarian news agency BTA, passed away in hospital on Sunday, at the age of 67, after getting infected with COVID-19.
The Polish Press Agency (PAP) and the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (KUL) in southern Poland will cooperate in training the school's journalism students for media work. KUL will also provide PAP with information on Polish R&D achievements.
The European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA), of which PAP is a member, has condemned the raid by Egyptian security forces on Anadolu Agency's offices in Cairo, Egypt. Anadolu is also an EANA member.
Experts from IESE Business School, the Poynter Institute journalism school and the global accountancy firm PwC, will meet in Warsaw on December 4 to debate the latest trends, innovations and business initiatives on the media market at the Media of the Future conference organised by the Polish Press Agency (PAP).
The Polish Press Agency’s only communist-era correspondent covering Africa, South America and Asia, Kapuściński, who died 12 years ago today, reported on 27 revolutions and coups before being fired for his support of Poland’s Solidarity movement. He is also one of the most translated Polish writers of all time.
Following yesterday’s news that press agencies across Europe have banded together to help fight fake news, AFP’s award-winning reporter Sammy Keltz explains how experienced journalists go about their jobs separating fact from rumours and how best to fight the plague of fake news swamping the internet.