July 2014

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Iran urged to release detained Washington Post journalist

The Guardian cited CPJ's research on press freedom in Iran and CPJ's analysis on the imprisonment of Jacob Rezaian.

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July 30, 2014 5:06 PM ET

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Mass surveillance is corroding American democracy, Human Rights report concludes

The Huffington Post referenced CPJ's report, Obama and the Press, in an article covering the Human Rights Watch/ACLU report on the affect of mass surveillance on American democracy.

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July 28, 2014 4:59 PM ET

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Iran confirms arrest of Post correspondent

The Washington Post cited CPJ's statement on the detainment of Post correspondent Jacob Rezaian, his wife, and other journalists in Iran.

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July 25, 2014 4:49 PM ET

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This Palestinian journalist was killed in an ambulance on Sunday

Vice quoted Sherif Mansour, CPJ's Middle East and North Africa program coordinator, in its analysis of threats to journalists covering Operation Protective Edge.

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July 22, 2014 4:40 PM ET

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Nigeria's free-wheeling media fears crackdown over Boko Haram battle

Reuters cited CPJ's Impunity Index in its analysis of the threats to Nigeria's media.

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July 21, 2014 4:36 PM ET

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Israeli airstrikes injure three journalists in Gaza

Mashable quoted CPJ's Middle East and North Africa program coordinator, Sherif Mansour, after three journalists were injured by IDF airstrikes in Gaza.

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July 18, 2014 4:31 PM ET

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Ethiopia Zone 9 bloggers charged with terrorism

BBC World News, Africa quoted CPJ's statement on the sentencing of the Zone 9 bloggers.

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July 18, 2014 4:29 PM ET

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CPJ condems closed court hearings for nine Ethiopian journalists

InDepthAfrica quoted CPJ's East Africa Representative, Tom Rhodes, in its coverage of the sentencing of the zone 9 bloggers in Ethiopia.

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July 16, 2014 4:25 PM ET

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Press freedom groups condemn Israel's killing of media worker

After CPJ released an alert on the death of Hamid Sihab, a Palestinian media worker who died when an IDF airstrike hit his press car, the Huffington Post quoted CPJ's coverage.

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July 10, 2014 4:20 PM ET

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Egyptian president wishes journalists had been deported; Nigerian editor missing

In its round up of journalism news outside the U.S., Poynter cited CPJ's alert on the disapearance of Nigerian editor, Thomas Thomas.

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July 7, 2014 12:29 PM ET

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Thank you for supporting #FREEAJSTAFF

Al-Jazeera reviews what it calls the largest social media press freedom campaign ever: #FreeAJStaff. The article cites CPJ's coverage of the trial.

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July 3, 2014 12:24 PM ET

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Hard Numbers

Columbia Journalism Review used CPJ's research in its list of key numbers that measure press freedom around the world today.

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July 1, 2014 12:13 PM ET

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