Authored by Brian Cloughley via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In the week of World Press Freedom Day the New York Times carried one of its holier-than-thou and unintentionally ironical editorials, this time titled «Donald Trump Embraces Another Despot». Show More Summary
Rex Tillerson often shuns the journalists who he now says "are the guardians of democratic values and ideals."
ON WORLD PRESS Freedom Day, it is vital to remember that political cartoonists remain on the front lines of the fight. If you value media freedom, you might pause to reflect on the plight of Musa Kart, who has been jailed in Turkey since last Halloween. Kart’s battles with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan stretch back more […]
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"The only way our rights will erode is if we let them." Canadian Journalists For Free Expression's Tom Henheffer on the decline of press freedom around the world. The post World Press Freedom Day 2017: What’s killing press freedom? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
That countries around the world are cracking down on freedom of the media shouldn't be news, but, this year, it is.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thirty media bodies in Thailand marked World Press Freedom day on Wednesday by calling on the military government to scrap legislation that seeks to tighten control of news reporting in the Southeast Asian countr...
According to the UNESCO, 827 journalists lost their lives while on duty over the last decade, and 8% of these cases remain unresolved. The post May 3rd: World Press Freedom Day appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.
New York, April 21, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, No Excuse: Mexico must break cycle of impunity in journalists' murders, in Veracruz, Mexico, on World Press Freedom Day....
As UNESCO held its World Press Freedom Day (#WPFD2016) conference this week, an Egyptian speaker lamented the declining state of liberty in her country amid fears she, too, faced prosecution for publishing content the government considered...Show More Summary
Secretary Kerry delivered remarks to journalists at the State Department today in recognition of World Press Freedom Day, which is commemorated annually on May 3 to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom and to pay tribute t
As the rest of the world celebrated World Press Freedom Day, Egyptian journalists raised black flags above the historic press union headquarters in downtown Cairo. The flags were a solemn protest to “mourn the terrible conditions facing Egyptian journalists” said Khaled el Balshy, head of the union’s freedom committee. Show More Summary
More than 85 percent of countries in the world live with either partial or no press freedom. Continue reading ? The post World Press Freedom Day, a reminder that the press isn’t free in most countries appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
WHO works actively with media around the world and believes that the role of the world's media in disseminating information and examining the actions of institutions is fundamental. WHO webcasts Governing Bodies meetings, such as the...Show More Summary
By Margaret Huang, interim executive director of Amnesty International USA This year's White House Correspondents Dinner included one notable new guest who was absent from the previous year's proceedings. Last year, President Obama paid...Show More Summary
They're asking the UN to create a press protector position.
Lisa LaFlamme is the first Canadian to sit on the UNESCO World Press Freedom Award international jury.
Member states of the European Union are coming in for more criticism on World Press freedom Day (May 3) over its deal with Turkey on migrants, amid criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown on the media.
by Margaret Huang, interim executive director of Amnesty International USA This year's White House Correspondents' Dinner included one notable new guest who was absent from the previous year's proceedings. Last year, President ObamaShow More Summary
Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) CEO Video Statement on World Press Freedom Day Freedom of the press is a basic tenet of our democracy and a staple of a free and open society. Upholding press freedom is the top priority of the BBG...Show More Summary