May 2: Launch of CPJ's 2013 Impunity Index featured at official World Press Freedom Day events in New York and San José, Costa Rica.
May 2-4: UNESCO's official World Press Freedom Day celebration with 300 global participants will include a CPJ panel on good practices for safety of journalists and impunity. We will also host a side meeting, called "Research, Action, Results: Strategy Discussion for Combating Impunity," with press freedom groups, journalists, and academics.
May 3: For World Press Freedom Day, CPJ is co-sponsoring a full-day press freedom symposium at New York University. The event is free and open to the public. For details, please click here.
May 8: Panel discussion, "Stamping Out Impunity," at the Frontline Club in London.
May 8: Maziar Bahari and Joel Simon in a conversation with Jon Stewart at the School of Visual Arts in New York. The discussion, called "Censorship and power in Iran," will include a screening.
A video of the panel discussion is available here.
May 23: CPJ launched a special report on Pakistan.
March 9: CPJ Senior Program Coordinator for the Americas presented findings from Attacks on the Press at a seminar in Sao Paulo. The event was hosted by ABRAJI.March 11: CPJ's Asia Program Coordinator Bob Dietz will launched a special report on China in Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents Club. The panel discussion was moderated by CPJ board member David Schlesinger.
February 14: CPJ released Attacks on the Press: Journalism on the World's Frontlines, a yearly assessment of the state of press freedom worldwide.
The 2013 edition features up-to-the-minute analyses by CPJ and global experts on media conditions, along with regional data, in close to 60 countries. An expanded print edition with exclusive essays by leading journalists is published by Bloomberg Press, an imprint of Wiley, and is available for purchase.
November 20, 2012: CPJ held its 22nd International Press Freedom Awards in New York City and honored four journalists who defied perilous conditions to report the news.
September 15, 2012: Carlos Lauría, CPJ's senior Americas program coordinator, participated in a panel discussion after the screening of the film Reportero at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York. He was joined by the filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz.
June 14 through 23, 2012: CPJ collaborated with Human Rights Watch and screened three films at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival. The films, Words of Wisdom, Silenced Voices, and Reportero, premiered at Lincoln Center. Carlos Lauría, CPJ Senior Americas Program Coordinator, participated in a panel discussion for the June 23 showing of Reportero with filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz and Sergio Haro, the film's subject.
June 13, 2012: CPJ partnered with Internews in Washington, D.C., for
discussion on journalist security. The panel featured Frank
Smyth and Danny O'Brien, the authors of CPJ's Journalist Security Guide, along
with Washington Post senior correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran.