Impact / 2012

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CPJ Impact

December 27, 2012 6:01 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, December 20122012: A year of reporting dangerously Over the past several months, we documented in CPJ Impact violations of press freedom around the world and the efforts we made to combat them. This edition features highlights from 2012, when CPJ stepped in and...

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CPJ Impact

November 30, 2012 11:42 AM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, November 2012 Journalists honored at IPFA Thanks to David Boies, chairman of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, who chaired CPJ's 2012 International Press Freedom Awards dinner on November 20, the organization raised a record-breaking $1.57 million to support persecuted journalists. The nearly 900...

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CPJ Impact

October 31, 2012 7:34 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, October 2012 Tackling Turkey's press freedom crisis Turkey's use of broad anti-state charges to jail at least 61 journalists in reprisal for their work has resulted in the country being ranked the worst jailer of journalists, surpassing global press freedom violators such as...

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CPJ Impact

September 28, 2012 1:20 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, September 2012 CPJ announces 2012 IPFA winners Four journalists who risked their lives to report the truth will be honored at CPJ's 2012 International Press Freedom Awards ceremony. The award winners are Mauri König, a Brazilian investigative reporter; Mae Azango, a Liberian journalist; jailed...

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CPJ Impact

August 31, 2012 12:09 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, August 2012 CPJ releases report on Venezuela in run-up to elections As a result of President Hugo Chávez Frias' 13 years in office, several critical media outlets have either disappeared or been scared into silence. The gap has been filled by a vast...

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CPJ Impact

July 26, 2012 3:11 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, July 2012 CPJ calls for release of jailed Ethiopian blogger CPJ's condemnation of the trial and conviction of Ethiopian blogger Eskinder Nega this month has received widespread coverage in the international media, as has a follow-up story on the Ethiopian government's attempts to...

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CPJ Impact

June 28, 2012 2:26 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, June 2012East African journalists flee violence CPJ's Journalists in Exile report, released on June 19 ahead of World Refugee Day, found that African reporters fleeing violence in their countries make up nearly half of the 463 journalists forced into exile over the past...

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CPJ Impact

May 30, 2012 2:09 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, May 2012CPJ highlights World Press Freedom Day In a new report marking World Press Freedom Day, CPJ listed the world's top 10 most censored countries, where dictatorial control over news coverage is achieved through a combination of propaganda, brute force, and sophisticated technology....

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CPJ Impact

April 26, 2012 10:47 AM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, April 2012CPJ launches Journalist Security Guide CPJ launched the Journalist Security Guide recently, which provides reporters with concrete steps to minimize the dangers of digital and physical reporting. In the guide, Danny O'Brien, CPJ's Internet advocacy coordinator, and Frank Smyth, CPJ's senior security consultant,...

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CPJ Impact

March 28, 2012 7:05 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, March 2012 Landmark legislation in Mexico After years of advocacy by CPJ and other press freedom groups, Mexico's senate finally approved legislation ensuring the punishment of anti-press crimes. Mexican President Felipe Calderón had promised a CPJ delegation in 2008 and again in 2010...

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