The Freedom House 2019 report revealed a downward trend in global press freedom, specifically in the U.S., China, Hungary, India and Vietnam.
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders privately admitted to misleading reporters during a press conference on May 10, 2017.
Russia has instated new legislation aimed at countering fake news but serves to increase censorship online.
Claims of defamation against opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta mark the latest attempt at censorship of independent outlets in Russia.
Amid political turmoil in Venezuela, foreign journalists are being targeted by Maduro’s policies of detainment and censorship.
Following international criticism from human rights and press freedom organizations, the female Iranian TV journalist was allowed to return to her home country.
Turkey, December 5 Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests https://t.co/zIygjrgvA4 — Can Dündar (@candundaradasi) December 5, 2018 After the attempted coup in Turkey in 2016, President Erdogan has cracked down on
Deputy Editor in Chief Caroline Corbett, Editor in Chief Rob Cline, International Editor Shayna Greene and International Writer Michael Kohler reflect on the media’s role in the politics of climate change, the implications for press freedom post-Khashoggi and Acosta, and the boom of anecdotal “news”
As political tension continues to increase after an uprising in Nicaragua last April, President Ortega has cracked down on the media by harassing journalists and raiding newsrooms.
Reuters journalist Wa Lone, currently serving a 7-year sentence in Myanmar, published a children’s book addressing the issue of press censorship in the country.