BBC World News, Africa quoted CPJ’s statement on the sentencing of the Zone 9 bloggers. Read the full article here.
InDepthAfrica quoted CPJ’s East Africa Representative, Tom Rhodes, in its coverage of the sentencing of the zone 9 bloggers in Ethiopia. Read the full article here.
After CPJ released an alert on the death of Hamid Sihab, a Palestinian media worker who died when an IDF airstrike hit his press car, the Huffington Post quoted CPJ’s coverage. Read the full article here.
In its round up of journalism news outside the U.S., Poynter cited CPJ’s alert on the disapearance of Nigerian editor, Thomas Thomas. Read the full article here.
Al-Jazeera reviews what it calls the largest social media press freedom campaign ever: #FreeAJStaff. The article cites CPJ’s coverage of the trial. Read the full article here.
Columbia Journalism Review used CPJ’s research in its list of key numbers that measure press freedom around the world today. Read the full article here.
The Huffington Post memorialized the 704 journalists that have been murdered since 1992 using their photos. The article also uses CPJ’s killed database and references CPJ’s statistics on impunity. Read the full article here.
A Cairo court sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists to lengthy prison terms on terrorism-related charges, according to news reports. Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Peter Greste were given seven-year terms, while Baher Mohamed was given 10 years in prison. CPJ’s experts received widespread media coverage, several of which are listed below. The New York Times Mashable USA…
Time Magazine cited CPJ’s research on Egypt in its coverage of the release of hunger striking Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy. Read the full article here.
The Daily Beast cited CPJ research on threats to Mexican journalists in its coverage of local reporters’ reaction to the murder of Gregorio Jiménez. Read the full article here.