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10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger

April 30, 2009 12:01 AM ET

CPJ names the worst online oppressors. Booming online cultures in many Asian and Middle Eastern nations have led to aggressive government repression. Burma leads the dishonor roll....

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Audio Report: Worst Countries to be a Blogger

April 30, 2009 12:01 AM ET

In our special report, “10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger,” CPJ names the world’s leading online oppressors. Here, Deputy Director Robert Mahoney explains why CPJ undertook this report and how it arrived at its conclusions. Listen to the...

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Media caught in the middle of Thai conflict

April 29, 2009 2:44 PM ET

The media have become part and parcel of Thailand's intensifying political conflict: Two privately held satellite television news stations are openly aligned with competing political street movements, and state-controlled outlets are under opposition fire for allegedly misrepresenting recent crucial news...

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Republic of Congo Special Report: From a Fatal Fire, Many Questions

April 23, 2009 12:01 AM ET

Bruno Jacquet Ossébi, a Franco-Congolese journalist known for outspoken coverage of government corruption in the Republic of Congo, dies after a mysterious fire burns down his house. By Mohamed Keita with reporting by Sarah Turbeaux...

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Republic of Congo Audio Report: From a Fatal Fire, Many Questions

April 23, 2009 12:01 AM ET

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New film documents Burma's undercover reporters

April 15, 2009 3:40 PM ET

"Get that guy--he's a reporter." The order, shouted in Burmese amid the chilling sound of gunfire, can be heard in the preview of the new documentary, "Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country" by Danish filmmaker Anders Ostergaard. The preview...

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CPJ concerned about Bahrain Web crackdown

April 7, 2009 2:43 PM ET

Your Majesty: The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to protest the ‎recent deterioration of press freedom in Bahrain and your government's ‎ongoing campaign against critical or ‎opposition Web sites and blogs. The crackdown against those sites has resulted ‎in dozens of them ‎being blocked inside the kingdom, according to local and international human rights and ‎press ‎freedom watchdogs. ‎

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Report: Tibetan writer detained, whereabouts unclear

March 31, 2009 4:26 PM ET

New York, March 31, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the Public Security Bureau in China's Gansu province to disclose the whereabouts and legal status of Kunga Tsayang, a monk from the Amdo Labrang Tashi Kyil Monastery who has...

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YouTube blocked in China

March 25, 2009 4:37 PM ET

New York, March 25, 2009--The Chinese government should disclose the legal basis for the sudden, widespread inaccessibility of the video-sharing Web site YouTube, or it should restore access to the site immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Coalition challenges YouTube blocking in China

March 25, 2009 11:59 AM ET

The blocking of YouTube in China is "inconsistent with the rule of law and the right to freedom of expression," the Global Network Initiative said in a statement today. CPJ is a member of the Initiative, a coalition of information...

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