“The US decision to exit UNESCO is a concrete example of the current administration’s contempt for journalism and press freedom,“

Press freedom organisations condemn US withdrawal from UNESCOARTICLE 19 13 Oct 2017ARTICLE 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemn the decision by the US government to end its membership of the UN Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), effective 31 December 2018. It is a serious blow to the …

A record number of journalists are in jail, CPJ census finds

Turkey holds at least 81 journalists, fueling global high of 259 New York, December 13, 2016--Turkey's unprecedented crackdown on media brought the total number of jailed journalists worldwide to the highest number since the Committee to Protect Journalists began taking an annual census in 1990. As of December 1, 2016, there were 259 journalists in …