Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have shifted the long-term paradigm for press freedom and journalist safety. CPJ is monitoring global press freedom violations–including laws against ‘fake news,’ journalists’ arrests, and surveillance–and has issued physical and digital safety advice for members of the media working during the pandemic.
Are you a journalist who needs help? Learn about CPJ’s Emergency Response
For journalists in jail, freedom is matter of life or death.
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