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Monterrey attack a reminder of reporting dangers

January 13, 2009 5:23 PM ET

The aftermath of the January 6 attack on the Televisa studios in Monterrey, a city that until recently was considered one of the safest in Latin America, has generated great interest locally in how the media is protecting itself. As...

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Airstrike hits media building in Gaza

January 9, 2009 5:48 PM ET

New York, January 9, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Israeli military's bombing today of a Gaza City building that houses the offices of a number of international news organizations....

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Working between the bombs in Gaza

January 8, 2009 5:35 PM ET

Today I spoke on the telephone with Ibrahim Barzak, an Associated Press correspondent in Gaza whose home was destroyed on December 30 in an Israeli strike. He now sleeps in his office and continues to file news stories. There is...

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Aftermath: Video of the attack on Mexico's Televisa

January 8, 2009 11:49 AM ET

Masked gunman threw a grenade at Mexican TV broadcaster Televisa on Wednesday and shot up the building. We released an alert yesterday condemning the attack and calling for the federalization of laws for crimes against the press in Mexico....

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Targeting Palestinian media in Gaza

January 7, 2009 5:32 PM ET

As part of their military campaign in Gaza, Israeli forces seem to be targeting Hamas-affiliated media outlets, a practice that is of concern to CPJ. The Hamas-run broadcaster Al-Aqsa television was bombed on December 28, and then on January 5,...

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Masked assailants toss grenade at TV broadcaster

January 7, 2009 4:18 PM ET

New York, January 7, 2009--Tuesday's attack on broadcaster Televisa in the Mexican city of Monterrey underlines the need for a federal law that protects freedom of expression, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Legislation that would make violent crimes...

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Attack on broadcaster needs independent inquiry

January 6, 2009 3:56 PM ET

New York, January 6, 2009--Following today's early morning assault by about 15 masked gunmen on Sirasa TV's studios outside the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, the Committee to Protect Journalists called for an independent, nonpartisan parliamentary board of inquiry to investigate....

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Palestinian news media targeted by Israel in Gaza

January 6, 2009 12:50 PM ET

New York, January 6, 2009--The Israeli military must put an end to targeting Palestinian media in the Gaza Strip and allow international journalists to enter Gaza to cover the conflict, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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