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Middle East Bloggers: The Street Leads Online

October 14, 2009 12:07 AM ET

In the Middle East and North Africa, where political change occurs slowly, blogging has becomes a serious medium for social and political commentary as well as a target of government suppression. By Mohamed Abdel Dayem                        ...

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Audio Report: Middle East Bloggers

October 13, 2009 11:54 AM ET

In our special report “Middle East Bloggers: The Street Leads Online,” CPJ’s Mohamed Abdel Dayem says blogging has become a crucial front in the region's struggle for freedom of expression. Here, Abdel Dayem describes how two regional trends--booming Internet audiences and repression of traditional media--have made blogging a vibrant...

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Journalists in Exile: 2008

June 18, 2008 12:00 PM ET

More than 80 journalists flee their home countries in the last year. Iraq and Somalia are the hardest hit. By Elisbeth Witchel and Karen Phillips...

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Iraq: Background Reports 2003-09

November 5, 2007 12:00 AM ET

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Drawing Fire

May 1, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Ivan KarakashianA Yemeni editor's decision to reprint cartoons of Muhammad sparks government reprisals. Other cases abound....

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Covering the New War

December 21, 2001 8:17 PM ET

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Between Two Worlds

October 15, 2001 8:17 PM ET

Qatar's Al-Jazeera satellite channel faces conflicting expectations...

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Syria Briefing Sept. 2001: Stop Signs

September 1, 2001 8:17 PM ET

Syria's press showed signs of life after Bashar al-Assad succeeded his iron-fisted father last year, but the thaw proved fleeting....

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Bloodied and Beleaguered

October 20, 2000 8:17 PM ET

Palestinian journalists have been dodging Israeli bullets and Arafat's censors for years. Lately, the stakes have grown higher....

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Enemies of the Press: The 10 Worst Offenders of 1998

May 3, 1999 12:00 AM ET

On May 3, in conjunction with World Press Freedom Day, CPJ announced its annual identification of the top 10 Enemies of the Press worldwide. Those who made the list this year, as in the past, earned the dubious distinction by exhibiting particular zeal for the ruthless suppression of journalists. Gen....

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