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Global censorship of news reaches new levels of complexity

NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 – Despite the promise of new information technologies, governments, non-state actors, and corporations worldwide are censoring vast amounts of information using complex and sophisticated tactics. The 2017 edition of Attacks on the Press, published today by The Committee to Protect Journalists, chronicles singular methods of controlling the flow of information, […]

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Security risk for sources as U.S. border agents stop and search journalists

Dec. 9, 2016 – Alexandra Ellerbeck, research associate in CPJ’s Americas program, previously worked at Freedom House and was a Fulbright teaching fellow at the State University of Pará in Brazil. She has lived in Chile, Bolivia and Brazil. French-American photojournalist Kim Badawi did not go home to Texas for Thanksgiving this year. He didn’t […]

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Arrest warrant for broadcast U.S. journalist Amy Goodman a transparent attempt to intimidate reporters

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2016 – Prosecutors in the U.S. state of North Dakota should immediately drop all criminal charges against broadcast journalist Amy Goodman, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Goodman, who hosts the global news program Democracy Now!, faces criminal trespass charges in connection with her reporting on protests against the construction […]