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Turkey, the top journalist jailer, gets the credit to imprison a journalist over #PanamaPapers

A Turkish court has sentenced journalist Pelin Ünker to 13 months’ imprisonment for her participation in reporting the Panama Papers, a massive leak of documents from the tax-evasion enablers Mossack-Fonseca.

Journalist Pelin Ünker sentenced to jail in Turkey over Paradise Papers investigation

Journalist was found guilty of ‘defamation and insult’ for writing about companies owned by former PM A Turkish journalist
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The Spiegel Scandal and the Seduction of Storytelling

“Everyone who writes knows the seduction of the narrative.” — Bernhard Pörksen in Die Zeit The German journalism world is

5 Lessons for Reporting in an Age of Disinformation

Despite endless headlines, reports and conferences on the topic of information disorder, the global news industry remains woefully unprepared to tackle the increasingly effective and dangerous tactics deployed by those intent on disrupting the public sphere. Journalists often write about the phenomenon at arm’s length, rarely considering how the current environment requires newsrooms to integrate new skills and adapt their routines, standards and ethics in order to prevent deliberate falsehoods and coordinated conspiracy from creeping into the mainstream.

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