CPJ in the News

Selected Media Coverage

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Samantha Libby
Communications Associate
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Egyptian president wishes journalists had been deported; Nigerian editor missing

In its round up of journalism news outside the U.S., Poynter cited CPJ's alert on the disapearance of Nigerian editor, Thomas Thomas.

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July 7, 2014 12:29 PM ET

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Thank you for supporting #FREEAJSTAFF

Al-Jazeera reviews what it calls the largest social media press freedom campaign ever: #FreeAJStaff. The article cites CPJ's coverage of the trial.

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July 3, 2014 12:24 PM ET

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Hard Numbers

Columbia Journalism Review used CPJ's research in its list of key numbers that measure press freedom around the world today.

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July 1, 2014 12:13 PM ET

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There have been 704 journalists murdered since 1992

The Huffington Post memorialized the 704 journalists that have been murdered since 1992 using their photos. The article also uses CPJ's killed database and references CPJ's statistics on impunity.

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June 26, 2014 11:58 AM ET

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Egypt sentences Al-Jazeera journalists

A Cairo court sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists to lengthy prison terms on terrorism-related charges, according to news reports. Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Peter Greste were given seven-year terms, while Baher Mohamed was given 10 years in prison.

CPJ's experts received widespread media coverage, several of which are listed below.

The New York Times


USA Today


Five Thirty Eight

The Associated Press

Foreign Policy

Al-Jazeera America

World Policy Blog

The Huffington Post

EFE/MSN Latino

The Daily News Egypt

Business Insider

The Cairo Post

Paris Match

Mada Masr

The Dish


Democracy Now

Al Jazeera Labs

June 24, 2014 3:45 PM ET

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Al-Jazeera Reporter in Egypt Freed After Hunger Strike

Time Magazine cited CPJ's research on Egypt in its coverage of the release of hunger striking Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy.

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June 18, 2014 3:41 PM ET

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Mexican journalists speak out on reporter murders

The Daily Beast cited CPJ research on threats to Mexican journalists in its coverage of local reporters' reaction to the murder of Gregorio Jiménez.

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June 17, 2014 3:32 PM ET

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Walk in journalists' shoes and you will understand they try to deliver

Following the release of CPJ's 2014 Exile Report, the Daily Nation referenced CPJ's research on media freedom in Southern Africa in its editorial on the press freedom climate on the continent.

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June 14, 2014 3:27 PM ET

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CloudFlare teams up with 15 NGOs to protect citizen journalists and activists from DDoS attacks

As CloudFlare announced 'Project Galileo', CPJ's participation in the project that will help protect journalists from DDoS attacks was referenced in TechCrunch.

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June 12, 2014 3:22 PM ET

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Anna Politkovskaya's murder lands 5 in jail, but mastermind still at large

After five recieved long jail times in connection to the murder of investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya, Reuters quoted CPJ's research on Russia and the number of journalists that have been killed in relation to their work.

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June 9, 2014 3:15 PM ET