Cyberattacked

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Undercover in Vietnam: Reporters become martyrs for their paper’s cause

In the second of CPJ’s four-part “Undercover in Vietnam” series on press freedom in Vietnam, CPJ Southeast Asia Representative Shawn Crispin reveals the persecution faced by Redemptorist News journalists, who have been jailed, harassed, and had their passports revoked for reporting on human rights. In part three, due to be published Monday, Crispin interviews a…

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The original headline of Luces del Siglo, left, reads Crime Gaining Ground but the headline of the fake cover, right, reads No Truce With Crime. (Articulo 19)

Governor ‘cloned’ Cancún magazine to create fake covers with positive stories

The Cancún-based investigative magazine Luces del Siglo has won a court decision ordering the Quintana Roo state government to stop “cloning” the covers of its weekly editions and spreading the fake versions via social networks, according to news reports.

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The building of the National Security Agency in Maryland. (AFP/Paul J. Richards)

NSA hack compromises Al-Jazeera sources, US credibility

The German magazine Der Spiegel reported this week that the U.S. National Security Agency hacked into the internal communication system of Al-Jazeera. If the report is accurate, the targeted hacking of a news organization represents an assault on press freedom qualitatively different from — and in many ways more disquieting than — the perils posed…

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