| Internet, Journalist Assistance, Security
Only universal technical security will keep journalists safe
By Tom Lowenthal, CPJ Staff Technologist
Journalism is an information field — its practice is based on communication with sources, compiling and analyzing information and data, and then publishing and sharing the results. Like most members of modern society, journalists rely on mobile phones, laptops, email, instant messages, and online service providers to conduct their work, but journalism is heavily impacted by technology trends.