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From the death of Jamal Khashoggi to Donald Trump's attacks on journalists.
The annual World Press Freedom Index warns the president's “violent anti-press rhetoric” is having dangerous effects, in the U.S. and abroad.
The president's "Fake News Awards" add to an anti-media campaign "unworthy of the country that adopted the First Amendment."
More than half are behind bars in Turkey, China and Egypt, says a new Committee to Protect Journalists report.
“The amount of aggression directed towards liberal journalists in this country from state media and elsewhere is overwhelming and non-stop.”
The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker will catalog arrests, threats and assaults against journalists.
Publications including Charlie Hebdo and BuzzFeed were barred from the party's rally.
I have known Erol Önderoğlu for ages. This gentle soul has been monitoring the ever-volatile state of Turkish journalism for ages, more regularly than anybody else. His memory, as the national representative of the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has been a prime source of reference for what we ought to know about the state of media freedom and independence.
People the world over are still harassed, arrested and tortured simply for trying to report the news.
There has been a deep and disturbing decline in media freedom around the world.
Only a few months after Turkey's President Erdogan raided the offices of the Koza Ipek Media Group, the Turkish police assaulted early this month the offices of Feza Publications, which owns two newspapers and two TV stations, without any warning.
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico is ranked #148 on the Reporters Without Borders world press freedom index. Fifty-five journalists have been murdered in Mexico during the last five years, about one-third of the some 150 who lost their lives in that time throughout the Americas, making Mexico the most dangerous place on the continent for professionals of the word.
With diplomatic talks between the United States and Cuba scheduled to resume later this month, one important way to help empower Cuban citizens is to advocate for independent media on the island.
Scandinavian countries like Finland, Norway and Denmark ranked highest in press freedom, while Turkmenistan, North Korea
The mass media have suddenly discovered Jeffrey Sterling -- after his conviction Monday afternoon as a CIA whistleblower. At age 47, he is facing a very long prison sentence. As a whistleblower, he has done a lot for us.
The trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, set to begin in mid-January, is shaping up as a major battle in the U.S. government's siege against whistleblowing.