Sinosphere Blog: Free Press Groups Warn of China’s Influence on Hong Kong and Taiwan Media

One group, the Committee to Protect Journalists, says news outlets are curtailing coverage that might anger government officials.


Blogger’s Incarceration Raises First Amendment Questions

Roger Shuler’s accusatory posts have earned him many enemies. But even many of them are shocked by what has happened to him.


Mike O’Connor, Journalists’ Advocate, Dies at 67

Mr. O’Connor, a veteran war correspondent, became an advocate for threatened journalists in Mexico, one of the world’s most dangerous countries for the press.


As Violence Rises, Journalists in Iraq Face Renewed Risks

A suicide attack on a television station in Tikrit underscores a stepped-up campaign by Al Qaeda against journalists, who also face the wrath of officials.


World Briefing | Europe: Turkey Jailing the Most Journalists

For the second consecutive year, Turkey is imprisoning more journalists than any other country, according to a report from the Committee to Protect Journalists released Wednesday.


Danger Persists for Reporters in Pakistan, Despite Vow to Protect Them

Five journalists have died so far this year in Pakistan, and by some accounts, the dangers of reporting in the nation have been intensifying.


Killing of French Journalists Reverberates in France and Mali

At a Paris service for two Radio France Internationale journalists abducted and killed in Mali over the weekend, Malian officials seemed to be asking for France’s continued support.


For News From Syrian Battleground, a Reliance on Social Media

The dangers of news organizations reporting in Syria have kept most journalists outside the country’s borders and heightened the need for third-party video.