Amanda Gordon of Bloomberg profiled several of our notable guests and compiled the highlights of the evening.
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The report--which was written by Leonard Downie, Jr., Arizona State University journalism professor and former Washington Post executive editor, with additional reporting by Sara Rafsky, CPJ's research associate for the Americas--received widespread coverage in the United States, including on CNN's Reliable Sources, Huffington Post Live, and NPR's On the Media.
After Jennifer Lopez performed at an event in Turkmenistan on Saturday night, the Guardian created a guide to the "-stans" so "no pop star need be caught out by accidentally singing happy birthday to a despotic ruler in this region ever again." The guide points to the fact that Uzbekistan was sixth on CPJ's list of the 10 most censured countries. The guide also links to our report on Azimjon Askarov, a journalist and human rights activist imprisoned in Kyrgyzstan on trumped up charges.
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