Multimedia: 2009

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Video Report: Imprisoned in Iran

December 29, 2009 1:54 PM ET

In this video report, Greek freelance journalist Iason Athanasiadis recounts his 2009 imprisonment in Iran. Athanasiadis, who spent 20 days in custody, most of it in Tehran’s Evin Prison, describes his arrest during the government’s post-election crackdown and explains how international advocacy made a difference in gaining his freedom....

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Video Report: Behind Bars But Not Alone

December 8, 2009 12:03 AM ET

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Video Report: Portraits of the Fallen

October 26, 2009 9:42 AM ET

In “Portraits of the Fallen,” a video introduction to CPJ’s database of killed journalists, María Salazar-Ferro examines the circumstances in which reporters, photographers, editors, and other journalists have died on duty. Because hundreds of journalists have been murdered in reprisal for their work, CPJ is leading a Global Campaign...

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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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Video Report: Cuban Bloggers

September 10, 2009 12:00 AM ET

In this video report, CPJ’s Carlos Lauría and María Salazar Ferro join with Cuban blogger Laritza Diversant in explaining the roots of Cuban blogging and the major obstacles these journalists overcome. (5:32) Read the special report, “Chroncling Cuba, Bloggers Offer Fresh Hope.”...

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Philippines Audio Report: Under Oath, Under Threat

August 18, 2009 8:01 PM ET

In our special report “Under Oath, Under Threat,” CPJ’s Shawn Crispin examines the culture of impunity in the killings of journalists in the Philippines. Here, Crispin describes how intimidation and fear have stopped witnesses from coming forward to help put the murderers behind bars. Listen to the mp3 on...

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Video Report: Daniel Ortega's Media War

July 1, 2009 10:58 AM ET

 In this video report, “Daniel Ortega’s Media War,” CPJ’s Carlos Lauría and Joel Simon examine the Nicaraguan government’s aggressive tactics toward independent media, including legal harassment and smear campaigns. (4:48) Read the special report, “Daniel Ortega’s Media War.”...

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Audio Report: Reporting, and Surviving, in Ciudad Juárez

June 24, 2009 6:00 AM ET

In our special report, “Reporting, and Surviving, in Ciudad Juárez,” CPJ’s Mike O’Connor examines journalism in one of Mexico’s most dangerous places. Here, O’Connor describes how violence is creating pervasive self-censorship in the press. Listen to the mp3 on the player above, or right click here to download. (2:49)...

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Audio Report: Worst Countries to be a Blogger

April 30, 2009 12:01 AM ET

In our special report, “10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger,” CPJ names the world’s leading online oppressors. Here, Deputy Director Robert Mahoney explains why CPJ undertook this report and how it arrived at its conclusions. Listen to the mp3 on the player above, or right click here to...

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Republic of Congo Audio Report: From a Fatal Fire, Many Questions

April 23, 2009 12:01 AM ET

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Impunity Index 2009 Map

March 17, 2009 4:25 PM ET

Click on countries for rankings. Read the full report, Getting Away With Murder....

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Drawing the Line: CPJ's editorial cartoons

March 9, 2009 1:20 PM ET

Cartoons by Mick Stern...

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Carl Bernstein on emerging threats

February 10, 2009 11:57 AM ET

Bernstein discusses his preface to Attacks on the Press in 2008....

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Video: Slain and in combat, dozens die in 2008

January 2, 2009 9:26 AM ET

CPJ’s Joel Simon, Robert Mahoney, and Nina Ognianova pay tribute to journalists who died in 2008. The toll was highest in Iraq, but conflicts in South Asia and the Caucasus were deadly as well. Impunity in journalist murders in Russia, Philippines, and Mexico were top issues....

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