Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were each sentenced to 7 years in prison in Myanmar earlier this month, verdicts that received immediate condemnation from the international community.
By Michael D. Regan
It's become ubiquitous as a signal to a politician's supporters to ignore legitimate reporting and hard questions, as a smear of the beleaguered and dwindling local press corps, and as a way for conservatives to push back against what they…
By Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press
For the second year in a row, the number of journalists who are imprisoned has reached a historic high, according to a report issued by the Committee to Protect Journalists. At a total of 260 people, CPJ’s Editorial Director Elana…
By PBS NewsHour
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
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the grassroots fervor meeting Republican members of Congress in their home districts, the challenge of a clear message for Democrats,…
By Laura Santhanam
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 Dominique Bonessi
More than 85 percent of countries in the world live with either partial or no press freedom.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, who had been imprisoned for 400 days on terrorism charges in Egypt, was released from a Cairo jail Sunday and deported back to his native Australia.
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