April 29, 2020 •
Ethics and Quality, Media and Politics, Press Freedom, Recent •
by Abeer Al-Najjar
While Jordanian media have mainly relayed the government line, some independent media have ensured that the stories of ordinary people are also told....
April 27, 2017 •
Censorship, Digital News, Short stories •
by Caroline Lees
Technology is transforming the way journalists work, but it is also changing the way governments are able to censor the media, according to Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Launching the 2017...
August 5, 2016 •
Media and Politics, Press Freedom, Recent •
by Ceren Sozeri
A week before the recent coup attempt in Turkey a group of journalists launched a campaign to defend press freedom entitled “I am a journalist! Journalism is not a crime!”. Participating newspapers and online news portals...
June 12, 2014 •
Ethics and Quality, Media and Politics •
by Thomas Schmidt
When the US Supreme Court recently turned down an appeal from James Risen, a Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter for the New York Times, it effectively declined to settle a long-simmering debate about the legal consequences of reporting leaks....
July 26, 2013 •
Press Freedom •
by Meera Selva
Governments in 2012 have attacked journalists, created new laws to kill off new independent digital media, and sparked off a huge diplomatic row over teddy bears, according to the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)...