Two weeks ago, American journalist Glenn Greenwald was charged with “cybercrimes,” by the Brazilian government. Press advocates have criticized the charges as “an outrage” and “a clear threat to press freedom.” Last year, Greenwald was part of a team that published articles exposing private conversations
While the 2010s featured the rise of social media and new reporting technologies, attacks and threats against journalists have brought increased concerns on the state of press freedom around the world.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for a new wave of nationalism in India and in the process, is determined to censor and attack journalists that report any criticism of his agenda.
Violence in Hong Kong is making it difficult for journalists to do their jobs without getting caught in the crossfire.
Journalists in Australia fight for legal reform to add protections for members of the press and freedom of expression.
Since Turkey’s military action into Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has cracked down on the media to make sure his moves in the Middle East are not critiqued.
Russian journalist Yulia Yuzik was arrested in Iran and detained for a week before being released to her family.
Singapore’s latest crackdown on “fake news” follows global path toward declining press freedom.
Osama bin Laden’s son, the heir to terrorist group Al-Qaeda, has been killed in an American operation ordered by President Trump but the media didn’t cover the event the same way as when Osama bin Laden himself was killed.
Five years after more than 200 girls were abducted by terrorists in Nigeria, Boko Haram continues to spread terror throughout Western Africa.