How many journalists does it take to change a
light bulb? If anyone has an answer to that, he or she was probably in the crowd that gathered last
night for Commedia
dell Media, the journalists’ stand-up comedy gala benefitting CPJ and
other press freedom groups. Follow the link for details.
CPJ joins Council of Europe journalism safety platform
October 16, 2015 6:19 PM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists has joined the Council of Europe's platform to protect journalism and promote the safety of journalists. The Strasbourg-based body set up the reporting system earlier this year as a way to hold its 47 member states responsible for responding to attacks against journalists....
Mission Journal: Will Obama's visit boost hopes for press freedom in Kenya?
July 23, 2015 6:15 PM ET
President Barack Obama is expected to address a range of topics when he arrives in Kenya tomorrow. The Kenyan government says it plans to discuss security and trade, while opposition parties and civil society want good governance and human rights added to the agenda, according to news reports. We...
Securing the newsroom: CPJ, journalists, and technologists commit
June 25, 2015 6:06 PM ET
It's second nature now for reporters rushing to a dangerous assignment to grab a helmet and vest. Physical security whether covering conflict or quakes is readily understood, if not always adequately implemented....