Impact / 2013

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, December 2013

December 31, 2013 12:17 PM ET

End-of-year Impact As 2013 draws to a close, CPJ looks back on the highlights of the year, when we stepped in and advocated for journalists and news outlets at risk around the world. Thank you for all you have done to support us, and please continue to join us in our important work....

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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, November 2013

December 5, 2013 12:40 PM ET

Photo credit, Barbara Nitke (CPJ)Journalists honored at CPJ's annual award ceremony Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef was among four journalists who received CPJ's 2013 International Press Freedom Award on November 26. Youssef has used humor to report on and criticize government failures to improve the economy and public services, and...

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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, October 2013

November 4, 2013 12:44 PM ET

CPJ launches US report Following CPJ's release of its report on the state of press freedom in the United States, the organization is pursuing high-level meetings with the White House. CPJ had drafted six recommendations that were shared with President Obama, including calling for a guarantee that journalists would...

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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, September 2013

September 30, 2013 5:11 PM ET

Press freedom award winners announced Four journalists--Janet Hinostroza (Teleamazonas, Ecuador), Bassem Youssef (Capital Broadcast Center, Egypt), Nedim Şener (Posta, Turkey), and Nguyen Van Hai (Dieu Cay, Vietnam)--will be honored with CPJ's 2013 International Press Freedom Awards in recognition of their courageous reporting in the face of severe reprisal.Upon receiving the...

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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, August 2013

August 29, 2013 12:17 PM ET

A sad landmark for CPJ: 1,000 journalists killed When Mick Deane was killed in Egypt on August 14, he became the 1,000th journalist documented by CPJ as having died in direct relation to his work. Some died in the crossfire of combat or civil unrest, but most were targeted...

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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, July 2013

August 1, 2013 6:47 PM ET

UN holds session on journalist protection Speaking at the UN Security Council's first special session on the protection of journalists, AP Executive Editor and CPJ Vice Chair Kathleen Carroll began by remembering the AP journalists who were killed in the line of duty. But most journalists killed around the...

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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, June 2013

June 26, 2013 4:59 PM ET

CPJ releases report on journalists in exileFifty-five journalists fled their homes fearing threats of violence and imprisonment in the past year, according to CPJ's annual survey, which is based on cases the organization has supported, from which it derives global trends. The report, "Journalists in Exile," was released on June...

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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, May 2013

May 31, 2013 3:52 PM ET

Gunman sentenced in murder of Philippine journalistCPJ has extensively covered the case of radio journalist Gerardo Ortega, who was killed in January 2011 in the Philippines, and has provided non-financial support for the Ortega family. Through our Global Campaign Against Impunity and the new digital component Speak Justice: Voices Against Impunity, CPJ has...

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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, April 2013

April 30, 2013 12:58 PM ET

A legislative milestone in Mexico In what CPJ called "a step forward in the fight against impunity," Mexico approved legislation that would implement a constitutional amendment giving federal authorities broader jurisdiction to prosecute crimes against freedom of expression.  The legislation, passed on April 25, will implement a constitutional amendment approved by the Mexican...

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News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, March 2013

March 28, 2013 2:25 PM ET

Remembering Tony Lewis CPJ mourns the death this month of Anthony Lewis, one of the organization's founding board members and a recipient of its 2009 Burton Benjamin Award for lifetime achievement. Lewis passed away on March 25. "Back in 1981, when CPJ was being formed and its board of...

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