Joel Simon interview in Tehelka
CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon is interviewed in the March 27 edition of India’s Tehelka Magazine. In the article entitled, ‘Online Info Is Easy To Choke’, Simon discusses CPJ’s work, the increase in violence against the press in recent years, and what the situation is like for members of the Indian press. Please find the…
Clarín on Attacks on the Press
The February 16 edition of Argentina’s Clarín newspaper has Spanish-language coverage of CPJ’s Bogota launch of Attacks on the Press in 2009 . The article entitled, “Fuerte crítica del Comité de Protección de Periodistas por los ataques a Clarín”, by Miguel Wiñazki, highlights CPJ’s regional essay and also deals with CPJ’s coverage of raids on…
New York Times on Attacks on the Press
The February 16 edition of the New York Times has coverage of CPJ’s launch of Attacks on the Press in 2009 at the United Nations. The article, “Record Number of Journalists Killed in 2009”, by Neil MacFarquhar, highlights CPJ’s call to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon “to make a more assertive and firm stand in…
Video: Carlos Lauria and Jean Roland Chery on CUNY TV
CPJ Senior Program Coordinator for the Americas Carlos Lauria and Haitian journalist Jean Roland Chery appeared on the February 3 edition of CUNY’s “Independent Sources” to discuss the hurdles facing Haitian journalists as they try to rebuild the media in a devastated country. Please visit the show’s Web site to view the video.
Impunity: stopping the killers
Index on Censorship has posted an article by CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon about the issue of impunity in the murders of journalists. The post outlines how press freedom advocates can combat the culture impunity and find justice in the cases of murdered journalists.