freedom of the press

Fury Fuels New Forms of Venezuelan Protests

As Venezuela sinks further into crisis, new forms of protest have emerged both inside the country and abroad.
Government Spying Allegations in Mexico Spur Calls for Inquiry

Government Spying Allegations in Mexico Spur Calls for Inquiry

Mario E. Patrón, executive director of the Miguel Augustín Pro Juárez Human Rights Center, at a news conference in Mexico City.
‘Climate of Fear’ Grips Journalists in Myanmar After Arrests

‘Climate of Fear’ Grips Journalists in Myanmar After Arrests

A demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar, on Friday against the detention of journalists by the government.
Mediator: Independent Press Is Under Siege as Freedom Rings

Mediator: Independent Press Is Under Siege as Freedom Rings

President Trump has made vicious personal attacks against journalists, and the White House has put limitations on the daily press briefing.
Mediator: Independent Press Is Under Siege as Freedom Rings

Mediator: Independent Press Is Under Siege as Freedom Rings

President Trump has made vicious personal attacks against journalists, and the White House has put limitations on the daily press briefing.
Turkey Opens Trial of 17 Journalists on Terrorism Charges

Turkey Opens Trial of 17 Journalists on Terrorism Charges

Protesters gathered Monday outside the central Istanbul court to rally against the trial of journalists and executives who work for the newspaper Cumhuriyet.

New website tracks Trump’s extensive war on journalism

The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker offers unprecedented data. The post New website tracks Trump’s extensive war on journalism appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Cambodia Orders Expulsion of Foreign Staff Members With American Nonprofit

Cambodia Orders Expulsion of Foreign Staff Members With American Nonprofit

Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia during a factory visit in Phnom Penh on Wednesday.
Mediator: Trump Takes Aim at the Press, With a Flamethrower

Mediator: Trump Takes Aim at the Press, With a Flamethrower

Members of the media covering a campaign appearance by Donald J. Trump at a school in Council Bluffs, Iowa, before the state’s Republican presidential caucuses last year.
U.N. Human Rights Chief Condemns Trump’s Attacks on Media

U.N. Human Rights Chief Condemns Trump’s Attacks on Media

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the United Nations human rights chief, said the president risked inciting violence.
U.N. Human Rights Chief Condemns Trump’s Attacks on Media

U.N. Human Rights Chief Condemns Trump’s Attacks on Media

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the United Nations human rights chief, said the president risked inciting violence.
How a Crackdown on Leaks Threatens Confidential Sources

How a Crackdown on Leaks Threatens Confidential Sources

Attorney General Jeff Sessions discussing leaks of classified material at a news conference last month.
In India, Another Government Critic Is Silenced by Bullets

In India, Another Government Critic Is Silenced by Bullets

People gathered on Wednesday in Bengaluru to pay respects to the journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was killed outside her home the night before.
Charge Dropped Against Reporter Who Questioned Tom Price

Charge Dropped Against Reporter Who Questioned Tom Price

Dan Heyman, a journalist who aggressively asked a question to Tom Price, the health secretary, being taken into custody at the State Capitol in West Virginia in May.
Newspaper editors, columnists go on trial in Turkey

Newspaper editors, columnists go on trial in Turkey

Freedom's just another word... The post Newspaper editors, columnists go on trial in Turkey appeared first on Hot Air.
Russia Committed ‘Grave’ Rights Abuses in Crimea, U.N. Says

Russia Committed ‘Grave’ Rights Abuses in Crimea, U.N. Says

People waved Russian flags in the Crimean city of Sevastopol in March to observe the third anniversary of Russia’s annexation of the territory.
Jemele Hill and the Social Burden of Being a Black Woman in Media

Jemele Hill and the Social Burden of Being a Black Woman in Media

When the situation involving Jemele Hill, ESPN and Donald Trump first made headlines, I remember being grateful that I work for a black media outlet. Day after day, I write posts that include news
Mexican Radio Host’s Resignation Highlights Ties Between Government and Media

Mexican Radio Host’s Resignation Highlights Ties Between Government and Media

The radio host Leonardo Curzio during a lecture at the Universidad del Valle de México in February. Mr. Curzio quit in protest over demands to fire his colleagues.
Mexican Radio Host’s Resignation Highlights Ties Between Government and Media

Mexican Radio Host’s Resignation Highlights Ties Between Government and Media

The radio host Leonardo Curzio during a lecture at the Universidad del Valle de México in February. Mr. Curzio quit in protest over demands to fire his colleagues.
Trump’s Attacks on the Press: Telling Escalation From Empty Threats

Trump’s Attacks on the Press: Telling Escalation From Empty Threats

President Trump speaking to the news media at the White House last month.