In 2017, Mexico became the deadliest country in the world for journalists, despite efforts by the government to crack down on violence against members of the press.
By Michael Rios
Worldwide, governments have jailed 259 journalists, according to a new report from the Committee to Protect Journalists. That's the highest total since 1990 when the group first tracked the number of imprisoned reporters.
By Laura Santhanam
The family of intrepid newswoman Marie Colvin, who died in a rocket attack on the besieged Syrian city of Homs in 2012, is suing the Assad regime for assassinating her. It’s not revenge they are seeking in court papers filed…
By PBS NewsHour
Journalist Khalid Hassan was recently killed in Iraq, underscoring the dangers of reporting in the war-torn country. His colleague, John Burns of the New York Times, talks about Hassan and the challenges of his work.
Frank Smyth, the Washington, D.C. representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, explains why Colombia is such a dangerous place for reporters.
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