President and CEO of the Associated Press Gary Pruitt delivers a speech at the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club, March 30, 2015.
March 30, 2015 5:26 PM
HONG KONG—The president and CEO of The Associated Press called on Monday for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage. Continue reading
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Journalists hold signs saying “I am Charlie” in French and Chinese on Thursday night at the Bookworm cafe and bookstore in Beijing. Wang Zhao/Agence France-Presse
Foreign correspondents who gathered at a Beijing bookstore Continue reading
August 30, 2014
China ordered its journalists on Saturday to learn “Marxist news values” and uphold the principles of news as prescribed by the ruling Communist Party, Continue reading
What new regulations might mean for China’s beleaguered reporters.
BY DAVID SCHLESINGER , ORVILLE SCHELL , ROGIER CREEMERS , WEN YUNCHAO JULY 22, 2014
On June 30, China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television posted a statement on its website warning Chinese journalists not to share information with Continue reading
17 July 2014 RAN
Five journalists with the Unity weekly journal, arrested in January and February 2014, were each sentenced to 10 years in prison with hard labour on 10 July 2014 over a report about an Continue reading
Investigative journalists in China have always had to bow to censorship and worry about being arrested. But this year, the Communist party has stopped them from working altogether
Malcolm Moore By Malcolm Moore, Beijing7:00AM BST 17 Jul 2014
For years a journalist who I shall call Mr Chen has run the investigation unit of one of China’s most daring newspapers. Continue reading
PUBLISHED ON JULY 10, 2014
PEN American Center strongly protests the sentencing of an editor and four journalists in Myanmar to 10 years in prison. The journalists, from the newspaper Unity, Continue reading
24 June 2014 Last updated at 05:04 ET
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BBC journalists held a silent protest in London and around the world
Hundreds of journalists have gathered in London to protest against the seven-year jail terms given to three al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt.
A court in Cairo found Australia’s Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed guilty of spreading false news. Continue reading