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Egypt Cracks Down on Journalists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.01.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It was said in jest but a professor of politics at Egypt's Nile University warned journalists and anyone taking pictures not to do so after an escalat...

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...

Journalists Targeted: U.S. Reporters 'Hunted,' Attacked And Detained Amid Violent Clash In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Reports continue to emerge that as Egyptian government loyalists and protesters take to the streets creating a war zone, American journalists in Cairo...

Tug of War Over Lebanese Journalists Union Leadership

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Veteran Lebanese journalists working for foreign media have been denied membership and those affiliated with online outlets -- to say nothing of bloggers -- haven't even been on the LJU's radar screen.

Two International Awards Help Widen the Cracks in the Wall of Censorship and Repression

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Yoani Sanchez

On days like this I very much regret not having an Internet connection to share so much happiness with the commentators on the blog. Clacking keybo...

Lebanese Press Freedom Takes Hits: IPI Report

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Press freedom is suffering in Lebanon, despite a modicum of maneuverability allowed by the law and the government's non-interference with journalists,...

Vienna Declaration: Press Freedom and Security Compatible in Fight Against Terrorism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Security and press freedom can coexist, with the free flow of information recognized as the best weapon against terrorism, international media experts argued in a final declaration published this week.