As protests continued in Ferguson, MO, the Washington Post ran comparisons between the crackdown on protestors and foreign conflicts. One of these comparisons involved the treatment of journalists, which cited several recent CPJ alerts and cases.
Samantha Libby, CPJ’s digital manager, has worked in freedom of expression and human rights in Ethiopia, Vietnam, Kalimantan, and West Papua. She has also investigated the domestic and international arms trade. She is a playwright, artist, and an award-winning writer.