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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: June edition

June 4, 2019 4:31 PM ET

In Congress, bipartisan condolences for Khashoggi fiancée and calls for action For a moment, polarized politics took a back seat. Democratic and Republican congressional leaders gathered at an evening reception and lined up to offer condolences to Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who...

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CPJ Insider: May edition

May 7, 2019 12:19 PM ET

CPJ celebrates World Press Freedom Day Thank you to all of you who donated to CPJ on World Press Freedom Day! We certainly couldn't do it without you. Your support has helped CPJ win convictions in journalist murders and the release of hundreds of journalists worldwide, including, just today, the...

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CPJ Insider: April 2019 edition

March 28, 2019 8:00 AM ET

Memorializing the fallen by showcasing their final works CPJ launched a multimedia initiative in March to memorialize journalists around the world who lost their lives to bring us the news. "The Last Column" presents 24 moving, hard-hitting, and sometimes chilling final works of fallen journalists, including Marie Colvin of...

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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 reporter and anchor Jorge Ramos and his crew on February...

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CPJ Insider: February 2019 edition

January 28, 2019 9:49 AM ET

CPJ joins event at U.S. Capitol marking 100 days since Khashoggi murder The Committee to Protect Journalists spoke alongside policymakers and press freedom advocates at a bipartisan event at the U.S. Capitol on January 10, hosted by Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Steven Chabot (R-OH), and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)....

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CPJ Insider: 2018 Year-End Edition

December 30, 2018 10:02 AM ET

CPJ believes that all journalists should be able to report freely and safely without any fear of harassment or retaliation. That is why we do what we do. Yet our work is made possible only with your support. So, as we look back today on some highlights of 2018, we...

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CPJ Insider: December 2018 edition

December 5, 2018 9:39 AM ET

CPJ's 2018 awardee Maria Ressa under increasing threat Days before Maria Ressa came to New York to accept CPJ's 2018 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award, the Philippine government announced that it planned to indict her and the news website she founded, Rappler, for tax evasion and failure to file tax...

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CPJ Insider: November 2018 edition

November 7, 2018 9:44 AM ET

The fight for justice in Jamal Khashoggi's murder It took the Saudi royal family more than two weeks after Jamal Khashoggi disappeared to admit that he had been killed in the country's consulate in Istanbul. Saudi officials said the murder was a rogue act, but, according to The New York...

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CPJ Insider: October edition

October 4, 2018 9:20 AM ET

CPJ, Reuters, Amal Clooney address press freedom violations at the U.N. CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon addressed a panel event, entitled "Press Behind Bars," at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 28. The event--which also featured human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and...

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CPJ Insider: September 2018 edition

September 5, 2018 12:59 PM ET

The Boston Globe receives threats after its call for defending a free press In August, The Boston Globe invited newspapers from all over the country to stand up for journalists and the media with editorials. Hundreds of news organizations participated in the initiative, for which CPJ provided a backgrounder on...

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