As part of the Free the Press campaign, this month we focus on Issa Saharkhiz, a prominent Iranian journalist. Saharkhiz was arrested on November 2, 2015, for "insulting the Supreme Leader," and "propaganda against the regime." Learn more about Saharkhiz and join CPJ in calling for his immediate release from prison in Iran.
Never have so many different types of journalists reported the news on so many different platforms. Yet no matter the form of journalism—from investigative to beat reporting, foreign correspondence to domestic coverage, blogging to photojournalism— thorough preparation is the starting point.