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Speed, Clarity, Context: The New York Times’ Billie Sweeney on editing ‘Coronavirus Live Update’

April 8, 2020 11:02 AM ET

In early February, only eight weeks ago but in a parallel universe that no longer exists, I invited Billie Sweeney, a senior staff editor at The New York Times, to tour the new CPJ office and visit with old friends. For nine years, from 2004 to 2013, Billie worked...

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Covering COVID-19 as a housing reporter in New York City

April 7, 2020 3:10 PM ET

For Sadef Ali Kully, a housing and land use reporter for the nonprofit news outlet City Limits, meeting with sources in-person was an integral part of covering her beat in New York City. However, with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kully has needed to rethink how to perform...

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U.S. video journalist shares tips for covering COVID-19: ‘We have to get creative’

April 2, 2020 11:10 AM ET

In early March, Jon Gerberg was in Detroit, Michigan, covering the Democratic primaries as a video journalist with The Washington Post. But as the COVID-19 virus has spread in the United States and around the world, Gerberg’s coverage has changed to focus on the pandemic....

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Reporter Bárbara Figueroa Rosa on covering Puerto Rico’s coronavirus outbreak

March 31, 2020 3:52 PM ET

In the three years since Hurricane Maria hit the island, Puerto Rico has experienced a financial, political, and public health crisis, but reporter Bárbara Figueroa Rosa told CPJ that these events “have no comparison” to the impact the coronavirus pandemic could have on the U.S. territory....

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Expert Bill Marczak: What journalists should know about coronavirus cellphone tracking

March 26, 2020 1:00 PM ET

Governments all over the world have been considering cellphone surveillance to help track and contain the spread of the coronavirus....

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Q&A: Covering the coronavirus outbreak in the Orthodox Jewish community

March 23, 2020 1:15 PM ET

Before the coronavirus outbreak, Laura E. Adkins edited opinion pieces for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, a syndicated nonprofit wire service that runs articles in Jewish publications. But as the virus has taken root in a number of Jewish communities in the United States and around the world, Adkins, who...

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New laws obstruct work of investigative journalists in Puerto Rico

February 11, 2020 2:01 PM ET

In July 2019, anti-government protesters gathered on the streets of Puerto Rico, motivated in part by the work of investigative journalists who had obtained and published over 900 messages exchanged by then Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his allies that disparaged political opponents and the island’s citizens. Before Rosselló gave...

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FAC, CPJ ask San Francisco mayor to protect journalist freedoms

January 21, 2020 1:09 PM ET

The Committee to Protect Journalists and the free speech non-profit First Amendment Coalition today sent a letter to San Francisco Mayor London Breed requesting a meeting about steps the city can take to ensure press freedom....

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CPJ, 57 news organizations ask Senate to rethink press restrictions during impeachment

January 17, 2020 4:56 PM ET

The Committee to Protect Journalists and at 57 other news organizations yesterday sent a letter to Senate authorities asking them to reconsider press restrictions during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump....

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For journalists with health issues from covering 9/11, support is available

January 6, 2020 2:27 PM ET

Like the first responders who rushed to the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, thoughts of personal safety were far from the minds of the journalists who covered the largest terror attack on U.S. soil....

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