Philip True

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1,000 deaths: Journalists who gave their lives

August 15, 2013 10:01 AM ET

When Mick Deane was killed in Egypt on Wednesday, he became the 1,000th journalist documented by CPJ as having died in direct relation to his work. The photos above, a sampling of those who have died over the past...

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CPJ Update

September 1, 2006 2:00 AM ET

CPJ Update September 2006 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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CPJ Update

August 16, 2006 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Update Committee to Protect JournalistsAugust 16, 2006 CPJ Calls for Release of Kidnapped Fox News JournalistsAfter gunmen ambushed a Fox News Channel crew in the center of Gaza City on August 14, and abducted correspondent Steve Centanni, a...

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CPJ Update

January 1, 2006 10:17 AM ET

CPJ Update June 16, 2006 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Mexico

March 14, 2005 11:22 AM ET

Mexico While journalists in the capital, Mexico City, report freely on government, crime, and corruption, reporters in the U.S.-Mexico border region risk grave danger in covering sensitive topics, such as drug trafficking. Two border journalists were killed for their work...

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Two men sentenced to 20 years each for murder of U.S. journalist Philip True

April 29, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 29, 2004—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) welcomes the ruling by a Mexican appeals court sentencing the two men accused of murdering U.S. journalist Philip True in December 1998 to 20 years in prison. On Tuesday, April...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Mexico

March 11, 2004 12:03 PM ET

While the Mexican press was able to report more freely about government corruption, an increase in criminal defamation charges and government pressure on journalists to reveal their sources cast a pall over the media in 2003. As President Vicente Fox...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Mexico

March 31, 2003 12:04 PM ET

Two years after the historic election of Vicente Fox, which ended 75 years of one-party rule in Mexico, the country is being governed somewhat more democratically. But in 2002, the president still faced urgent demands to break with the government's...

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Two men accused of murdering journalist are found guilty

May 31, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 31, 2002—A three-judge appeals panel yesterday sentenced two men to a 13-year prison term for the 1998 murder of Philip True, a Mexico City correspondent for the San Antonio Express-News. The unanimous ruling overturned an August 2001...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Mexico

March 26, 2002 12:05 PM ET

President Vicente Fox's historic election in 2000 marked the end of the long-ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party's (PRI) domination of the country and its media. But the honeymoon between the president and the media ended in 2001 with increasingly critical coverage...

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