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Journalist Deaths

This Is The Most Deadly And Dangerous Time For Journalists In Recent History

AP | Posted 06.27.2015 | Media

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new report says the twin threat of extremist groups and the governments that restrict liberties to combat them has led to "t...

Attacks Against Journalists Rise In Mexico Under New Leadership

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2015 | Media

MEXICO CITY, March 24 (Reuters) - Threats and attacks against journalists including murder have risen in the first two years of Mexican President En...

While Number Of Journalists Killed Worldwide Is Down, Nature Of Killings Is Worse

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2015 | Media

PARIS, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The beheading of journalists by Islamist militants in Syria this year showed that reporters face a dangerous new threat, m...

Body Of Slain Myanmar Journalist To be Exhumed

Reuters | Posted 01.03.2015 | Media

By Paul Mooney YANGON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Police in Myanmar have been ordered to exhume the body of a journalist who was shot dead by ...

Another Journalist Murdered As Afghanistan Faces Its Deadliest Reporting Climate In Years

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.17.2014 | Media

A young Afghan journalist was brutally murdered in Afghanistan Tuesday night, adding to the six journalists already killed in the country in 2014 alon...

Chilling Number Of Journalists Murdered Since 1992

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.26.2014 | Media

A chilling new report shows that hundreds of journalists have been murdered and more than one thousand have died in just a little more than two decade...

Journalist Killed By 17 Bullets

AP | By PEDRO SERVIN | Posted 07.16.2014 | Media

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — A Paraguayan journalist was shot to death in a crime-ridden northern city bordering Brazil, authorities said Friday. ...

French Journalist Found Murdered

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2014 | Media

* Body discovered by French troops in west of country * Camille Lepage was travelling with Christian militia * French, A...

Press Watchdog Group Says Past Two Years 'Atrocious' For Journalists

AP | By EDITH M. LEDERER and CARA ANNA | Posted 04.14.2014 | Media

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The past two years have seen an "absolutely atrocious" number of journalists killed and imprisoned because of their work, with...

Second Journalist Killed In Philippines In A Week

AP | By TERESA CEROJANO | Posted 11.05.2013 | Media

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine newspaper editor who recently wrote about illegal gambling has been killed, the second journalist slain in t...

Journalists Brief Security Council For First Time On Safety Concerns

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 09.17.2013 | Media

UNITED NATIONS -- Four journalists addressing the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday said world leaders should do more to protect reporters risking th...

The Deadliest Countries for Journalists | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

For many journalists, their day-to-day lives aren't always thought of as being dangerous. However, there are journalists whose lives are in grave danger every time they show up to work.

TV Correspondent Killed In Syria

AP | By ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.27.2013 | Media

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian troops gained ground Monday in a nine-day offensive against a key rebel-held town, and a Syrian TV correspondent cover...

Journalist Murdered In Broad Daylight

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2013 | Media

* Police put more officers on the streets of Lima * Rising crime rate a top concern among Peruvians * U.S. couple missin...

'A Day Without News'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.22.2013 | Media

One year after famed war correspondent Marie Colvin was killed in Syria, the journalism community is marking the anniversary of her death with a day f...

A New Step In Notorious Murder

AP | By LAURA MILLS | Posted 02.10.2013 | Media

MOSCOW (AP) — The son of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya on Tuesday criticized the authorities' deal with a former police officer accused of i...

New Campaign Launched To Bring Justice To Journalist Murders

Posted 12.06.2012 | Media

The Committee to Protect Journalists launched a digital campaign on Thursday to bring justice to a number of press murders that remain unsolved. In...

WATCH: 'Underlying Message ... Is We'll Buy Your Coverage If You Get Out Alive'

The Huffington Post | Megan Robertson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Media

2012 has been one of the deadliest years on record for journalists, according to both the United Nations and a new report from the International Press...

UN: 2012 The Deadliest Year For Journalists On Record

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.27.2013 | Media

2012 has been the deadliest year for journalists in recent memory, a new report and the United Nations both claimed last week. The International Pr...

Three Journalists Slain In East Mexico

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 07.03.2012 | Media

MEXICO CITY — Three photojournalists who covered the perilous crime beat in the violence-torn eastern Mexico state of Veracruz were found slain ...

Committee To Protect Journalists' Report: Journalists Killed On Dangerous Assignments Reached Record-High In 2011

Posted 12.20.2011 | Media

The number of journalists who died on dangerous assignments reached their highest level on record in 2011, according to the Committee to Protect Journ...

Record Death Toll for Journalists

Robert Mahoney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Mahoney

Journalists' safety has become big business. Yet despite this heightened safety awareness, more journalists than ever are dying for bearing witness with a camera or notebook.