Posts Tagged ‘journalists’

45 Journalists Killed In 2021, Violence Against Journalists Remains Global Challenge: IPI Death Watch

In 2021, a total of 45 journalists were killed in connection with their work, IPI research revealed on December 29, 2021. The sombre tally reflects the continued risks of doing journalism and reaffirms journalist safety as a global challenge. International Press Institute (IPI) calls on authorities to end impunity for these crimes and to ensure […]

For Third Year, Committee To Protect Journalists Excludes Assange From Jailed Journalist Index

Above Photo: Committee to Protect Journalists executive director Joel Simon (Screen shot from CPJ promo video on YouTube). A record number of journalists are imprisoned throughout the world, according to the annual prison index released by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). But that number excludes WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. CPJ, which is based in […]

Incarcerated Journalists Fought Isolation And Illness To Expose Abusive Conditions

Above Photo: Ichigo121212 / Pixabay. In the summer of 2020 we launched a collaborative writing program to connect incarcerated writers with outside journalists and editors. Our goal was to help them publish their writing in mainstream media publications. We began only a few weeks after COVID-19 came into San Quentin State Prison, where Rahsaan lives. We […]

Assange Ruling a Dangerous Precedent for Journalists and British Justice

On Friday, the English High Court paved the way for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be extradited to the United States and tried over the publication of hundreds of thousands of documents, some of which contained evidence of US and British war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan. The decision reversed a ruling in January by a lower […]

Olympics Host China Ranked the World’s Worst Jailer of Journalists for 3rd Year

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) named China the world’s worst jailer of journalists on Thursday, the third year in a row that the host of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics has taken the title. The organization called 2021 “an especially bleak year for defenders of press freedom,” noting that it managed to confirm the […]

China worst offender as number of jailed journalists hits new record, says NGO

The number of journalists jailed for their work around the world reached a new record high in 2021 with China and Belarus among the worst countries, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has warned. According to the New York-based NGO’s annual prison census released on Thursday, 293 journalists were jailed for their work over the […]

BUJ and DUJ Condemn Arrest of Journalists in Tripura

BUJ and DUJ Condemn Arrest of Journalists in Tripura; Welcome Bail; Demand Withdrawal of all Cases and End to Intimidation of Journalists covering Tripura violence The Brihanmumbai Union of Journalists (BUJ) and the Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) have strongly condemned the arrest of Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha, two journalists from HW News Network, […]

Journalists’ unions seek ICC probe into systematic targeting of Palestinian journalists

There are “strong grounds” to conclude that Israel’s systematic targeting of journalists working in Palestine and its failure to properly investigate killings of media workers amount to war crimes, a complaint being submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC) will say. Palestinian Journalists Arrested by Israel – Cartoon [Sarwar Ahmed/MiddleEastMonitor] The International Federation of Journalists […]

George Soros Bankrolls New Media Corporation That Will Pay Journalists To Fight ‘Misinformation,’ Control Local News Outlets

The news comes as the corporate media continues to struggle to convince most Americans that all information which does not conform to the personal political beliefs of corporate journalists should be labeled “misinformation” and discarded. Branded “Good Information Inc.” by its funders , the new company will be led by Tara McGowan, who previously led […]

SPOOKY JOURNALISTS

In a frumpy cardigan and sensible shoes, Daphne Park looked like Miss Marple.‎ The BBC has strong links to MI6 and its friends. Baroness Park of Monmouth was a top MI6 spy. (Daphne Park, MI6 woman with a 30-year secret career. )She became a governor of the BBC. Dame Pauline Neville Jones was head of the UK’s […]

Journalists Who Mocked Assange Say Nothing About CIA Plans To Kill Him

Yahoo! News (9/26/21) published a bombshell report detailing the US Central Intelligence Agency’s “secret war plans against WikiLeaks,” including clandestine plots to kill or kidnap publisher Julian Assange while he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Following WikiLeaks‘ publication of the Vault 7 files in 2017—the largest leak in CIA history, which exposed how US and UK intelligence agencies could hack into […]

Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded To Journalists Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov

OSLO (AP) — The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia. They were citing for their fight for freedom of expression. Advertisement The winners were announced Friday by Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. “Free, independent and fact-based journalism serves to […]

Journalists can’t have opinions…unless they want more war

Remember Peter Arnett? The New Zealand-born journalist won a Pulitzer Prize for his Vietnam coverage and was praised for his Gulf War reporting. During the Iraq War NBC began airing his reports from Baghdad, a city that most journalists had fled over safety concerns. In 2003 Arnett made a big mistake: he went on Iraqi […]

Senior Mainstream Media Journalists Says ‘Someone Needs To Create Porn for Children’

A senior mainstream media journalist advocated for “porn for children” where “no one gets choked”. No, this is not saitre. Journalist Flora Gill, who has written for The Sunday Times, Evening Standard, GQ, and others, claimed that children must be given access to “entry level porn.” “Someone needs to create porn for children. Hear me […]

France fines Monsanto for illegally acquiring data on journalists, activists

France’s personal data protection agency on Wednesday fined US firm Monsanto for illegally compiling files of public figures, journalists and activists with the aim of swaying opinion towards support for its controversial pesticides. The firm, now owned by German chemical giant Bayer, failed to inform the people on the watch lists compiled in the context […]

Boris Johnson launches Secrets Act, to imprison Journalists who dare question government — The Duran

[embedded content] Boris Johnson launches Secrets Act, to imprison Journalists who dare question government The Duran: Episode 1052 Official Secrets Act: Boris Johnson ‘Doesn’t Want’ Journos Prosecuted for ‘Doing Their Public Duty’ Official Secrets Act: Boris Johnson ‘Doesn’t Want’ Journos Prosecuted for ‘Doing Their Public Duty’ Last week, veteran BBC foreign correspondent John Simpson warned […]

Journalists claim alternative Covid-19 news has been ‘censored’ to create ‘one official narrative’

July 26, 2021 By Charlotte Tobitt Almost 30 journalists have banded together to object to “censorship” and “fearmongering” about Covid-19 that they say has been put out by the media and tech giants since the pandemic began. The group, who have called themselves Holding the Line: Journalists Against Covid Censorship, have argued that attempts to share […]

Gunmen Kill Two Mexican Journalists in One Week

Gunmen shot and killed two Mexican journalists this week as the country continues to be labeled one of the most dangerous places for media workers in the world. Mexico recorded five murders of media workers so far this year. This week, a group of gunmen murdered 47-year-old Ricardo Dominguez Lopez, the owner of the news […]

Israeli Spyware Found on Phones of Thousands of Activists, Journalists & Politicians

(ZH) As Ed Snowden warned in a tweet when the story broke this weekend, “this leak is going to be the story of the year.” Southfront reports that an Israeli company’s spyware was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, government officials and human rights activists around the world, according to an investigation by […]

Data leak reveals that Israeli spyware was used to target dissidents, journalists

The investigation of a data leak has revealed that governments targeted journalists, dissidents, and activists using information sold to them by an Israeli spyware company. The NSO Group, which was founded in 2010, has been mired in controversy for years over its Pegasus hacking technology. The malware allows the tool’s users to extract information from […]

Belarus Police Raid Homes and Offices of Journalists, Rights Activists

KYIV—Belarusian police searched the offices and homes of journalists and human rights activists for the third successive day on Friday, extending what rights activists say is a new crackdown on opponents of President Alexander Lukashenko. The Poland-based Nexta Live channel said the office of U.S. broadcaster Radio Liberty in the capital Minsk was among those […]

Police Should Release Information On British WikiLeaks Journalists

The Metropolitan Police Should Release Correspondence With The US Department Of Justice About Three UK Based WikiLeaks Journalists. A journalist is taking legal action against the Metropolitan Police after it refused to release correspondence with the US about three WikiLeaks journalists under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on terrorism and national security grounds. Italian […]

Tucker Carlson: The NSA Is Leaking My Emails to Democrat Journalists

Tucker Carlson revealed on Wednesday that the NSA is leaking his emails to left-wing journalists in order for them to write hit pieces designed to destroy his career. Last week, Carlson revealed that the National Security Agency had been spying on his communications in an effort to “take this show off the air” by leaking […]

Tucker Carlson Says the NSA Has Leaked His Emails to Journalists

Tucker Carlson revealed today that the NSA has leaked his emails to journalists and that one contacted him to warn him about an upcoming hit piece designed to discredit the Fox News host. Last week, Carlson said that the National Security Agency had been spying on his communications in an effort to “take this show […]

Internet Shutdown And Detention And Torture Of Journalists In Eswatini

Above Photo: Communist Party of Swaziland We, a group of progressive news publications from around the world, stand together against the attacks on New Frame journalists Magnificent Mndebele and Cebelihle Mbuyisa by the government in eSwatini. On Sunday 4 July 2021, Mndebele and Mbuyisa, who were on assignment in the country were detained, assaulted and […]

Russia targets investigative journalists with raids amid independent media crackdown

Russian authorities on Tuesday morning raided the apartments of several investigative journalists and their family members, a move that comes amid mounting pressure on Russia’s independent media outlets. Police searched the apartments of Roman Badanin, chief editor of the Proekt investigative online outlet, and Maria Zholobova, one of its journalists. Officers also raided the home […]

Journalists killed in accident laid to rest

TEHRAN – Reyhaneh Yassini and Mahshad Karimi, two female journalists from IRNA and ISNA news agencies respectively, who had been killed in a car accident on Wednesday were laid to rest on Friday. A 25-member group of journalists, including Reyhaneh and Mahshad, paid a visit to Lake Urmia in the northwestern West Azarbaijan province. On […]

Jen Psaki Frantically Shoves Cookies Into Mouths Of Journalists To Prevent Them From Asking Questions

Jen Psaki Frantically Shoves Cookies Into Mouths Of Journalists To Prevent Them From Asking Questions WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Whitehouse briefing room was abuzz Friday when White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki introduced a fun new tradition of shoving fresh-baked cookies into the mouths of journalists daring to ask inconvenient questions. One reporter raised her hand to […]

2 Young BBC Journalists Dead Shortly After AstraZeneca Vaccine

Two young BBC journalists have died from what media calls a mysterious “short illness” after taking the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine branded as Covishield in India. There are no details provided about the illness with any mention of vaccine scrubbed from the reports. Unfortunately they died in short span after taking va¢cination. So illnees was short […]

Israel’s Crackdown on Journalists Slammed by Major International Press Association

(MEMO) Israel’s latest crackdown on journalists has been condemned by the Foreign Press Association (FPA) following a number of high-profile arrests over the weekend. The international body, whose members include major news outlets including Reuters and the New York Times, called on Israel to stop its threat and intimidation of journalists. “We call upon the […]

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