Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and President Donald Trump at the White House in March: Trump’s attacks on the press have escalted since he became president. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Following the fatal shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland last week, the Committee to Protect Journalists reported that the(...)

 Many women journalists receive graphic threats of physical and sexual violence on social media according to recent reports by the International Women’s Media Foundation.

International associations representing newspapers and editors say greater protections are needed for women journalists exposed to harassment and thre(...)