WorldViews: Press Freedom


Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 04/14/2014

A new play addresses the growing fear for journalists in Hong Kong

One reporter says that the absurdity of the play might make people laugh, but those who face that absurdity every day couldn’t laugh.

By Xu Yangjingjing and Simon Denyer  |  11:07 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, Hong Kong, Press freedom

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Ethiopia’s Oromo diaspora uses Web to dissent, debate in absence of press freedom

In the absence of press freedom, Oromos use the Web to discusses issues like the persecution of the group back home.

By Emily Wax  |  05:14 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Ethiopia, Oromo, press freedom, diaspora

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 01/25/2012

U.S. falls 27 places in worldwide freedom of the press rankings

Reporters Without Borders released the year’s press freedom ranking, and put the United States in 47th place.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:07 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Press Freedom, Reporters Without Borders

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Russian journalist who investigated government corruption gunned down

A Russian journalist who investigated government corruption was shot dead Thursday night.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:58 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Russia, Gadzhimurat Kamalov, Chernovik, Committee to Protect Journalists, press freedom, protests