Zaborona reports that a three-member film crew–camera operator Nikolai Dondyuk, journalist Vera Mironova, and photographer Ivan Chernichkin–came under heavy Russian fire on May 15 in Cherkaskie village, near Kharkiv. They all escaped unharmed
Ukraine’s National Union of Journalists reports that Russian forces allegedly looted the public broadcaster’s building in Kherson, and intend to launch Tavria, a propaganda channel
Interfax reports that Ukraine’s security service identified 13 foreign journalists as working for Russian propaganda and banned them from entering Ukraine for three years
On May 15, 2017, investigative reporter and editor Javier Valdez Cárdenas was fatally shot near the editorial offices of Riodoce, the investigative weekly he co-founded in 2003 in the northern Mexican city of Culiacán. Valdez had received numerous threats in connection to his work prior to his death.
As of May 2022, two men have been convicted for their roles in Valdez’s murder.