Media Advisories

  

CPJ to release annual report of journalists imprisoned globally

New York, December 6, 2022—On December 14, 2022, the Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual census of journalists imprisoned worldwide. The census records journalists known to be in custody as of December 1, 2022, providing background information and demographic data on each case, as well as in-depth analysis of trends driving the sharp…

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Press accreditation for International Press Freedom Awards 2022 open

Committee to Protect Journalists is pleased to invite members of the press to register to cover this year’s awards New York, October 28, 2022 – The Committee to Protect Journalists is proud to recognize the courage and integrity of five inspirational journalists on November 17, 2022, at the 32nd annual International Press Freedom Awards (IPFA)….

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CPJ to release 2022 Global Impunity Index

New York, October 26, 2022 – On Tuesday, November 1, the Committee to Protect Journalists will publish its annual Impunity Index, a list of countries where journalists are routinely murdered and their killers often go free. The launch of the report, “Killing with Impunity: Vast Majority of Journalists’ Murderers Go Free,” comes one day before…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: CPJ to publish comprehensive report on the threat to journalism posed by zero-click spyware

New York — On Thursday, October 13 the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) will publish a report on the global impact of malicious spyware on journalism. Coming one year after the Pegasus Papers first shed light on the scale and scope of how one company’s software was weaponized by government officials to target journalists, the…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: People’s Tribunal on the Murder of Journalists to Pronounce Judgment in Trio of Cases in the Hague

New York – On September 19, 2022, the People’s Tribunal on the Murder of Journalists will convene an independent panel of international judges to pronounce a verdict in a trio of cases highlighting impunity for murdered journalists. This judgment will be a culmination of a process that began in November 2021, and a response to…

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CPJ to publish ‘Afghanistan’s Media Crisis,’ an assessment of the state of press freedom one year after the return of the Taliban

New York, August 4, 2022- Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan on August 15, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) will publish a comprehensive assessment of the state of press freedom in Afghanistan. CPJ’s report, a series of richly reported features, highlights the experiences and knowledge of nearly two dozen…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: The People’s Tribunal Will Hear the Case of Murdered Mexican Journalist Miguel Ángel López Velasco

New York, April 25, 2022 – On Tuesday and Wednesday, the People’s Tribunal will convene in Mexico City to hear oral arguments and witness testimony in the murder case of Miguel Ángel López Velasco whose murder has become emblematic of impunity for crimes against journalists in Mexico. The case hearings will feature testimony from Mexican…

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PRESS AVAILABILITY: Experts from CPJ, Human Rights Watch discuss Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis

New York, March 17, 2022 — On Friday, March 18 at 9:00am ET/1:00pm GMT, experts from the Committee to Protect Journalists and Human Rights Watch will be on hand to field questions from reporters about the war in Ukraine, ongoing human rights violations, disinformation and the dangers facing journalists on the frontlines of history. Access…

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CPJ to publish report on press freedom under the Biden administration

New York, January 5, 2022– The Committee to Protect Journalists will release “‘Night and day’: The Biden administration and the press,” a special report examining what the White House has done to support domestic and global press freedom in the 12 months since President Joe Biden’s inauguration. The report, written by former Washington Post Executive…

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CPJ to release annual report on journalists imprisoned and killed globally

New York, December 1, 2021– On December 9, 2021, the Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual census and global analysis of journalists imprisoned or killed during the year. These numbers have reached record levels in recent years and the report will reveal which governments are the worst jailers of reporters, the developments that…

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