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CPJ Insider: March 2019 edition

March 7, 2019 8:40 AM ET

Venezuela's press freedom crisis heats up CPJ's Central and South America program and Emergencies Response Team have been in overdrive amid an intensifying press crackdown in Venezuela, which reached a new level when the Maduro government briefly detained Univision...

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For local female journalists in US, rape threats, stalkers, harassment can come with the beat

January 17, 2019 4:33 PM ET

In 2016, the FBI told a local TV journalist that she wasn't safe sleeping in her own home. Her TV station, which covers a major American city, hired an off-duty police officer to guard the parking lot when she...

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John Cantlie

December 7, 2018 2:12 PM ET

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped John Cantlie, a British freelance photojournalist who contributed to The Sunday Times and The Sunday Telegraph, along with U.S. freelance photojournalist James Foley when they was traveling in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib toward the border...

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CPJ asks Turkey to seek UN inquiry on Khashoggi; Vietnamese blogger 'Mother Mushroom' released from prison; and more in The Torch

October 19, 2018 12:05 AM ET

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CPJ Insider: August edition

July 31, 2018 1:18 PM ET

Four journalists, one media worker killed in shooting in Annapolis On June 28, a gunman shot five people to death in the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland. Police arrested Jarrod Ramos, an individual described as having...

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CPJ welcomes Lucy Westcott as 2018 James W. Foley Fellow

July 11, 2018 3:44 PM ET

New York, July 11, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists is pleased to announce that Lucy Westcott has joined CPJ as the 2018 James W. Foley Fellow. During her fellowship, Westcott will focus on safety issues for women journalists in non-hostile...

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Pre-assignment Preparation

December 4, 2017 2:53 PM ET

Pre-assignment considerations and recommendations Safety Manuals and Guides Planning Training Insurance Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Medical Preparedness Trauma Preparedness Digital Preparedness Safety Manuals and Guides Information on journalist safety and other related pre-assignment material: Safety Manuals and Guides for Journalists...

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CPJ Highlights: September edition

September 5, 2017 9:00 AM ET

Press Freedom Tracker continues to document press freedom incidents in the U.S. "I'm really doing this to show you how damned dishonest these people are," President Trump said during his August rally in Phoenix. "Truly dishonest people in the media...

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Zone of Silence

April 25, 2017 8:19 AM ET

The public is robbed of information when journalists are murdered By Robert Mahoney Journalist Avijit Roy founded the blog "Mukto-Mona," or Free Thinker, as a forum for free expression and ideas that challenged the growing religious intolerance in his native...

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Zone de silence

25 avril 2017 8h19 ET

Le public est privé d'informations lorsque des journalistes sont assassinés Par Robert Mahoney Le journaliste Avijit Roy a créé le blog « Mukto-Mona », ou Penseur libre, pour servir de tribune à l'expression libre et aux idées qui défient l'intolérance...

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