Details of journalists exchanged on messenger apps by opponents of lockdown and Covid vaccines along with calls for lynchings
The BBC has upgraded its security protocols after the targeting of a senior journalist and apparent death threats.
A message from Fran Unsworth, director of news and current affairs, sent to staff on Friday morning, and seen by the Observer, revealed the corporation had set up a working group to examine staff safety online, acknowledging the “abuse of journalists is a growing problem”. She urged staff to complete training on how to react to “an in-person attack”.
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