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Press Freedom Index

Global Press Freedom Has Taken An ‘Unbelievable’ Hit This Year

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 12.30.2016 | World

Media freedom has undergone a “deep and disturbing” decline in several parts of the world and at the global level this year, according to a new re...

Journalists Face Increasing Danger As Press Freedoms Collapse Worldwide

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.17.2015 | Media

Fueled by myriad wars and widespread political turmoil, 2014 saw a shocking number of journalists jailed, intimidated and murdered with impunity simpl...

US Plummets In Press Freedom Rankings

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.12.2014 | Media

The United States plunged 14 places in the annual Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday. The group said it was "one o...

Putin's Sochi Challenge

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.07.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

While Mr. Putin may rightly bask in the light of his many accomplishments in foreign policy, and having presided over the energy boom that thrived during much of his first term in office, he is now faced with some serious issues that cast a pall over Sochi.

Occupy Wall Street Journalist Arrests Cost U.S. Dearly In Latest Press Freedom Index

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Media

The targeting of journalists covering the Occupy Wall Street movement has caused the United States to drop precipitously in a leading survey of press ...