Online violence against female journalists on the rise

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JOHANNESBURG - Rights groups including Unesco and Amnesty International say there is not much to celebrate this World Press Freedom Day.

They say media, especially in Africa, are under increasing attack and online violence against female journalists is on the rise.

SA National Editors' Forum says Women journalists are harassed and bullied.  both out in the field and online.

Mahlatse Mahlase, secretary-general of the SANEF spoke to eNCA about the psychological effects online bullying and attacks may have on female journalists.

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eNCA

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