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All journalists should be able to report freely without any fear of harassment or retaliation. That's why CPJ works so hard to defend journalists and uphold press freedom in the United States and all around the world.

To learn more about CPJ's efforts to defend journalists and to read about some of our impact, subscribe to our monthly newsletter "CPJ Insider."

And, as always, thank you so much for your support. Please continue to join us in our fight to defend journalists all over the world.

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CPJ Insider: July 2018 edition

June 25, 2018 10:16 AM ET

CPJ announces 2018 International Press Freedom Award winners In a 2014 interview with CPJ, Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh said, "I have a right to write. ... If they want to arrest me, they can." Three years later, they did. Vietnamese authorities convicted Quynh--known best by her penname, "Mother...

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CPJ Insider: June edition

June 7, 2018 1:35 PM ET

CPJ calls on reporters to share stories of being stopped at U.S. border CPJ has issued a call to journalists to share any difficulties they have had while crossing the U.S. border. We partnered with Reporters Without Borders, or RSF, in this project and have created a page on our...

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CPJ Insider: May 2018 edition

April 30, 2018 11:34 AM ET

CPJ in Pakistan: 'People don't know where the lines are that they can't cross' In February, CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Steven Butler traveled to Pakistan with CPJ Multimedia Producer Mustafa Hameed to speak to journalists and press freedom advocates about the climate for media freedom in Pakistan. They traveled to...

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CPJ Insider: April 2018 edition

April 3, 2018 9:40 AM ET

"CPJ Insider," which was recently renamed from "CPJ Highlights," is CPJ's monthly newsletter that brings you behind-the-scenes updates on CPJ's work around the world....

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CPJ Highlights: March 2018 edition

March 7, 2018 9:26 AM ET

CPJ's global campaign to free the press CPJ believes all journalists should be able to report freely, without any fear of harassment or retaliation. But each day, all over the world, reporters, photographers, editors, and bloggers are imprisoned for their work. In December, CPJ published its annual prison census, which...

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CPJ Highlights: February edition

February 1, 2018 8:45 AM ET

CPJ leads first-ever press freedom mission to the U.S. In January, CPJ and IFEX led an international mission of global press freedom groups to the United States. Representatives of CPJ, IFEX, Article 19, International Press Institute, Reporters Without Borders, and Index on Censorship traveled to Texas and Missouri, where they...

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CPJ Highlights: Year-End Edition

December 6, 2017 12:47 PM ET

There is no way to sugar coat it--this has been a terrible year for press freedom around the world. A record number of journalists are in jail. Violence remains stubbornly high. Political leaders who should be defending press freedom--including U.S. President Donald Trump--are instead vilifying journalists and undermining the role...

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CPJ Highlights: November edition

November 2, 2017 10:37 AM ET

Speaking out against threats to press freedom in the US Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte, who body slammed a Guardian reporter during his election campaign this year, agreed to meet with CPJ in October. But the meeting--scheduled to last for half an hour--lasted only seven minutes. CPJ barely had enough time...

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CPJ Highlights: October edition

September 29, 2017 6:23 PM ET

CPJ publishes report on press freedom in Cameroon On September 20, CPJ published a special report, called "Journalists Not Terrorists," on Cameroon's use of a broadly worded anti-terror law to arrest and threaten journalists. The legislation was put in place in 2014 as part of an effort to counter attacks...

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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 and the fake media, they make up stories. ... They...

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