Colin Pereira is a Director of HP Risk Management and the Journalist Safety Strategist for the Committee to Protect Journalists. He was previously the Head of High-Risk Security for ITN News and Deputy Head at the BBC High-Risk Team, and before that worked as a producer for BBC Newsnight and Radio 4.
WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS?
Many serious reporters now make their living as freelancers, with even less support than they enjoyed before. With mafia states, organised crime, and international jihadism circling the profession, what are the contemporary occupational hazards for independent journalists, and what can be done to protect them?