CPJ to release Risk List

February 4, 2014 11:54 AM ET

10 places where press freedom deteriorated

New York, February 4, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists' Risk List identifying the 10 places where press freedom declined most significantly in the past year will be released on Thursday, February 6. Mass surveillance, fatalities, and increased censorship are among detrimental developments.

The Risk List is part of CPJ's annual publication Attacks on the Press. The full 2014 edition of Attacks on the Press will be published Wednesday, February 12.

WHAT:                    CPJ Risk List

WHEN:                    Thursday, February 6, 2014 -- 10 a.m. EST / 3 p.m. GMT

WHERE:                  www.cpj.org 


Note to editors:

The Risk List is part of CPJ's annual publication Attacks on the Press to be released Wednesday, February 12 - 11 a.m. EST at a live-streamed press conference at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Advance copies of the Risk List are available in Arabic, English, Russian, Turkish, Portuguese, and Spanish. Interviews may be arranged prior to launch date.

For social media, CPJ suggests using the hashtags #RiskList and #AttacksOnPress.


CPJ is an independent, nonprofit organization that works to safeguard press freedom worldwide


Media contacts: 

Samantha Libby

Communications Associate

Tel: +1.212.300.9032

Email: [email protected]


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