Articles about Committee to Protect Journalists

Lanka media rights activists call new anti-terror law 'draconian laws'

19 Mar 2019

World
Lanka media rights activists call new anti-terror law 'draconian laws'

Media rights activists yesterday urged the Sri Lankan government to withdraw proposed anti-terror legislation, calling it is a set of draconian laws aimed at suppressing media freedom and democratic rights.

Media celebrates FIR against Arnab Goswami. Here's why it's troubling

12 Feb 2019

India
Media celebrates FIR against Arnab Goswami. Here's why it's troubling

On Monday, a Delhi court ordered registration of FIR against Arnab Goswami, the editor-in-chief of Republic TV on the complaint of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. And, Goswami's critics collectively rejoiced.

Maryland Shooting: Five dead in 'targeted-attack' on US newspaper office

29 Jun 2018

World
Maryland Shooting: Five dead in 'targeted-attack' on US newspaper office

Five people were killed when a gunman opened fire in a 'targeted attack' at a newspaper office in Maryland, US.

Pakistan's largest TV network taken off-air, military's role suspected

07 Apr 2018

World
Pakistan's largest TV network taken off-air, military's role suspected

The incessant struggle between Pakistan's civilian and military institutions has now culminated in Geo TV, Pakistan's largest television network, being taken off air in most parts of the country.

Trump threatens to shut down NBC, others, over unfavorable-coverage

12 Oct 2017

World
Trump threatens to shut down NBC, others, over unfavorable-coverage

President Donald Trump questioned whether media licenses for NBC News and other networks should be challenged after they reported the unfavorable news.

US congressman to plead guilty for body slamming journalist

10 Jun 2017

World
US congressman to plead guilty for body slamming journalist

Greg Gianforte, a recently elected Republican Congressional representative from Montana, is intending to plead guilty to a charge of misdemeanour assault in a court.

Montana republican wins special election seat despite assault charge

26 May 2017

World
Montana republican wins special election seat despite assault charge

On May 26, Montana Republican Greg Gianforte, who attracted widespread criticism for assaulting a Guardian reporter, won a seat in the US House of Representatives.

Mexican journalists protest over award-winning reporter Javier Valdez's murder

17 May 2017

World
Mexican journalists protest over award-winning reporter Javier Valdez's murder

Journalists in Mexico took to the streets to protest the killing of award-winning reporter Javier Valdez, urging the government to take action.

Meryl Streep lambasts Donald Trump

09 Jan 2017

Entertainment
Meryl Streep lambasts Donald Trump

Without naming Donald Trump directly, Meryl Streep criticized the Republican President-elect during her Golden Globes acceptance speech.