world press freedom day

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In the last year, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, an extremist mailed pipe bombs to CNN, and a gunman targeted the Capital-Gazette newsroom.
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People the world over are still harassed, arrested and tortured simply for trying to report the news.
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Freedom of the press is a basic tenet of our democracy and a staple of a free and open society. Upholding press freedom is the top priority of the BBG in its efforts to support accurate, objective journalism around the world.
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It is not just American journalists like Jason Rezaian who are targeted. And in too many cases, countries that the United States considers allies are the ones whose oppressive policies stifle the freedom of the press.
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The celebration of World Press Freedom Day provides an opportunity to take stock. This year the day coincides with two important
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It seems like such a simple idea these days - "the life and strength of civil liberty consist in limited Government and unlimited freedom of the written word."
Media
This dark vision for the future will be our own fault if we allow the attack on journalism around the world to go unchecked for another decade, if we continue to look the other way and ignore how killing the messenger erodes democracy and threatens a free, open society.
Impact
May 3 was World Press Freedom Day. I think of journalists, writers... all those wrongfully imprisoned around the world. I think of their trauma, and their loved ones' trauma. And I think of their courage.
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At a time when the supply of information seems unlimited and overwhelming, journalists and journalism are being challenged like never before. It seems contradictory, but it makes a perverse kind of sense. Despots and autocrats and terrorists are threatened by the free flow of information.
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Our Free Speech Zone panel joins Alyona to discuss why there is still a need for World Press Freedom Day.
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The organization published the 100 names Tuesday, the first list of its kind, to honor a wide range of journalists and bloggers
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The criminalization of journalists in the United States is not a new occurrence, but the overt and veiled threats to reporters and their sources is becoming less of a rarity.
Politics
While progress is being made on the press freedom front, we've also seen that the percentage of people worldwide who enjoy a free media environment has fallen to its lowest point in more than a decade.
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Dr. Karin Karlekar and Danny O'Brien join Ahmed to discuss the sources of oppression when it comes to international press.
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Because even though we may take it for granted at times, freedom of expression still isn't a right in far too many places
Media
May 3rd marks World Press Freedom Day. While we pause to honor those journalists who have been killed or imprisoned, it is important to realize the growing role media play in global politics and the changes that are redefining what it means to be a journalist.
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If no story is worth a life, then why is murder the number one cause of journalists' deaths worldwide? In addition to those who have been killed, dozens have been attacked, kidnapped, or forced into exile in connection with their coverage of crime and corruption.
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It's time to start paying attention to what can be done to both reduce the dangers of reporting and increase, if not simply safeguard, basic freedoms. This is important on all days, but especially today, World Press Freedom Day.
Media
Journalists put their lives on the line every day to bring us news from across the globe. Today is a day in which we celebrate the indispensable role played by journalists in exposing abuses of power and putting themselves in harm's way.