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Os jornalistas que cobrem a tensão na Venezuela enfrentam a violência e a obstrução de seu trabalho

Forças de segurança Venezuelanas em uniformes antidistúrbios em frente à Assembleia Nacional em Caracas em 27 de outubro de 2016. (Reuters/Marco Bello)

Bogotá, Colômbia, 27 de outubro de 2016--Jornalistas que tentaram cobrir o aumento das tensões políticas na Venezuela foram alvo de obstruções e ataques, inclusive por parte das forças de segurança venezuelanas e de funcionários da imigração, segundo organizações de liberdade de imprensa e reportagens da imprensa.

Blog   |   Security, USA

CIA case highlights need for digital security

Ex-CIA officer John Kiriakou has pleaded guilty to leaking information to a journalist. (AP/Cliff Owen)

Few cases better underscore the need for digital security among journalists. On Tuesday, ex-CIA officer John Kiriakou pleaded guilty to leaking the identity of another CIA operative to Matthew Cole, a journalist formerly with an ABC News investigative team. In a 2007 interview with ABC, Kiriakou became the first CIA official to confirm that waterboarding had been used on Al-Qaeda suspects.

Blog   |   Iraq, Mexico

Balancing risk vs. safety in global news reporting

Wednesday on the show, Nnamdi and his guests will "examine how violence against journalists ends up influencing media coverage."

CPJ’s Joel Simon will be live on Wednesday on “The Kojo Nnamdi Show,” a daily news public radio show in Washington. Joining Simon will be Iraqi journalist Haider Hamza, who has covered the war in Iraq for Reuters and ABC News, and Alfredo Corchado, the Mexico bureau chief for The Dallas Morning News, in a discussion on how violence against journalists ends up influencing media coverage in countries such as the Philippines and Honduras. Listen in at noon in Washington on WAMU 88.5 FM or simultaneously on the show's site. The segment on global threats to journalists will begin at 1:06 p.m. 

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