Media Advisories

2012

Media Advisories

Number of killed journalists in 2012 spikes

New York, December 14, 2012--Reporting has turned deadly for too many journalists around the world, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists' annual census of press fatalities to be released on December 18. An accompanying analysis details the circumstances of each case together with a breakdown of the census by medium and region, as well as the number of freelance versus international correspondents killed.
December 14, 2012 10:27 AM ET

Media Advisories

Global jailing of journalists reaches record-high

New York, December 5, 2012-- The threat of imprisonment has become a reality for a record number of journalists in 2012, the Committee to Protect Journalist found in its annual prison census.  The report, to be released on December 11, records and analyzes the imprisonment of journalists globally, underlining the ongoing crackdown against critical reporting. 

December 5, 2012 10:00 AM ET

Media Advisories   |   Brazil, China, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia

Honoring tenacity and courage

New York, November 13, 2012-- Four fearless journalists from Brazil, China, Kyrgyzstan and Liberia who risked their lives and liberty to expose wrongdoings will be awarded the Committee to Protect Journalists' 2012 International Press Freedom Awards, an annual recognition of courageous reporting.  Harassed, tortured, threatened and imprisoned for their critical investigations, the awardees have endured reprisals for their work and continue to persevere.   The awards dinner is open for press coverage. Accreditation requests will be accepted until noon on November 19 (EST).

November 13, 2012 10:31 AM ET

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