Candidates should use their platforms to defend press freedom

Unfortunately, the U.S. is no longer a press-freedom beacon, and in fact it fell two places this year to rank 45th out of 180 countries measured in the …

Bangladesh: New Digital Security Act muzzles Press freedom

The newly enacted Digital Security Act 2018 in Bangladesh has drawn serious concerns for Press freedom and the right to freedom of expression.

Jeff Bezos Says Trump Should Be Fine With Media Scrutiny

Jeff Bezos Says Trump Should Be Fine With Media Scrutiny The Amazon CEO has mounted a vigorous defense of press freedom against the U.S. …

The Reporters Committee’s 2017 Annual Report is now available

… Committee to showcase our commitment and dedication to providing legal services and support to journalists in the advancement of press freedom.

Journalism Champion Chuck Plunkett to Receive Colby College’s 2018 Lovejoy Award

… am humbled and overwhelmed to be honored in the name of Elijah Parish Lovejoy-—an editor who gave his life for press freedom,” Plunkett said.

Austrian journalist formally arrested in Turkey on political charges, lawyer says

Turkey is ranked 157th out of 180 countries in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index. Zirngast’s detention was first announced by Austrian magazine …