Impact / 2011

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CPJ Impact

December 29, 2011 10:09 AM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, December 2011 The year in press freedom This year was marked by a wave of anti-press violence as social unrest stirred millions into action. Journalists from Belarus to Egypt and Mexico to Beijing continued exposing the truth despite being attacked for their reporting....

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CPJ Impact

December 5, 2011 11:17 AM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, November 2011 Honoring those who buck the system CPJ and about 900 supporters recently embarked on an emotional journey with four journalists from Bahrain, Belarus, Mexico, and Pakistan. At the 2011 International Press Freedom Awards in New York's Waldorf Astoria on November 22,...

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CPJ Impact

October 28, 2011 6:02 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, October 2011 CPJ announces 2011 press freedom awards Four courageous journalists from Bahrain, Belarus, Mexico, and Pakistan will be honored with CPJ's 2011 International Press Freedom Awards at an annual awards dinner in New York on November 22.  Following his release after four...

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CPJ Impact

September 29, 2011 5:31 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, September 2011 Journalist ID'd in WikiLeaks cable, flees Ethiopia U.S. diplomatic cables disclosed last month by WikiLeaks cited Ethiopian journalist Argaw Ashine by name and referred to his unnamed government source, forcing Ashine to flee the country after police interrogated him over the...

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CPJ Impact

August 31, 2011 4:49 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, August 2011 Detention of a new suspect in the Politkovskaya murder In a significant development in the investigation into the murder of Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation--the agency tasked with solving Politkovskaya's murder--announced on August 16...

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CPJ Impact

July 28, 2011 6:34 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, July 2011 Still struggling for a free Cuban press As Cuba implements economic reforms and prepares to introduce high-speed Internet, freedom of expression continues to be met with a policy of repression that stifles the free flow of information, according to a new...

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CPJ Impact

June 29, 2011 4:32 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, June 2011 CPJ welcomes new leadershipSandra Mims Rowe, a distinguished editor with a record of journalistic and civic leadership, has been elected chairman of CPJ. Rowe succeeds Paul Steiger, president and editor-in-chief of ProPublica. Steiger served as CPJ chairman since 2005."We are immensely grateful to...

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CPJ Impact

May 26, 2011 2:27 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, May 2011 Pakistan pledges justicePakistan's president committed to pursue justice for journalists killed in the line of duty, pledging to take steps to reverse the country's rising record of impunity. A delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists, headed by outgoing Chairman Paul Steiger, met with President...

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CPJ Impact

April 29, 2011 7:40 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, April 2011 Digital frontiers and beyond To mark World Press Freedom Day 2011, CPJ will publish "The 10 Tools of Online Oppressors," a special report on the most threatening tactics to suppress online journalists and bloggers as well as the countries making exemplary...

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CPJ Impact

March 23, 2011 5:04 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, March 2011 Deadly and dangerous in the Middle East With more than 300 attacks on the media, ranging from detentions, obstruction of coverage, and threats to disappearances and killings, the wave of unrest sweeping across the Middle East has turned into an increasingly...

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CPJ Impact

February 18, 2011 5:52 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, February 2011 CPJ's Attacks on the Press launched Global and regional institutions with a responsibility to guard press freedom are largely failing to fulfill their mandate as journalists worldwide continue to face threats, imprisonment, intimidation, and killings, according to Attacks on the Press,...

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CPJ Impact

January 26, 2011 4:39 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, January 2011 2011 begins with a bang Barely a month into the new year, multiple crises have kept CPJ on emergency call. Crackdowns in Ivory Coast and Belarus, along with oppressive legislation in Hungary, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam, leave no doubt that those...

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