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In CNN Article on Venezuela, ‘Socialist’ Mentioned Only Once

In an article by CNN, the plight of Venezuelans is made clear, to include the shortage of basic medicine and medical supplies, lack of food and common toiletries, and money. However, the article did not point out that socialist policies under Nicolas Maduro were to blame, by name. However, the article did not call the policies […]

Journalists Not Terrorists

Recommendations The Committee to Protect Journalists offers the following recommendations:...

Journalists Not Terrorists

In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent A light breakfast of an omelet and a cup of black coffee eaten on the trot: Little did Radio France Internationale correspondent Ahmed Abba know it would be his last meal as a free man. Abba had...

Journalists Not Terrorists

About This Report This report was written and researched by CPJ Africa Program Coordinator Angela Quintal. Jonathan Rozen, CPJ’s Africa Research Associate contributed research....

Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent

In 2014, Cameroon enacted a broad anti-terror law as part of its effort to counter the extremist group Boko Haram, but authorities are using it to arrest and threaten local journalists who report on the militants or unrest in the country’s English-speaking regions. A presidential decree in August 2017...

Cameroon uses anti-terror law to silence critical press

New York, September 20, 2017--Cameroon's broadly worded anti-terror law is being used by authorities to arrest and threaten local journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists found in a report released today. The report, "Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent," finds that...

Outrage Mob Assembles over Bodega Boxes, Accuses Founders of Appropriating Culture

Start-up company Bodega was set to compete with bodegas on street corners across New York City, using vending-machine-like systems to streamline transactions. However, this technological threat sparked outrage, where critics claimed that the founders were misappropriating immigrant culture — bodegas are often run by immigrants — among other things.

Think local, Write Global

The Internet has democratized the writing process like never before. You can now read the international editions of newspapers and magazines online, even if you live several oceans away from the nerve center of its publication. And the...Show More Summary

Pop Star Who Died Last Christmas at Center of Showtime Project

A well-known singer who was found dead on Christmas morning 2016 is the focus of a new feature documentary rolling out Oct. 21 on Showtime. The production, “George Michael: Freedom,” was filmed before Michael’s death from heart problems at age...

Video Goes Behind the Scenes of the New ‘Star Trek’ Series

CBS today released a new video — watch it below — taking viewers behind the scenes of the network’s new “Star Trek: Discovery.” The release comes five days ahead of the unveiling of the show, which premieres Sunday, Sept. 24,...

Fox Has Its Largest Drama Premiere Since ‘Empire’

Some readers may dispute the network’s classification of the show as a drama, but Fox announced today that its new series “The Orville” gave the broadcast network its largest drama premiere since “Empire” in multi-platform viewers with 12.2 million viewers...

One Late-Night Talk Show Surges — Here Are the Numbers

One of the flagship late-night talk shows on the broadcast networks is on a roll, with ABC announcing today that its “Jimmy Kimmel Live” hit a three-month high in total viewers during the week of Sept. 11. The network cites...

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