Philippines

Duterte's Congress allies back order to shut Philippines' ABS-CBN

im体育官网Shutdown deprives millions of Filipinos access to information while thousands of employees are expected to lose jobs.

Duterte's Congress allies back order to shut Philippines' ABS-CBN

The Listening Post

Sino-Indian clash: Disputed border, divided media

Chinese and Indian media take opposite approaches to reporting the deadly clash between troops along the border.

AJ Impact

Unilever joins ranks of companies pulling ads from Facebook

#StopHateForProfit campaign calls on Facebook to do more to stop hate speech and misinformation on its platforms.

Unilever joins ranks of companies pulling ads from Facebook

Press Freedom

Afghan media reject new rules they say could hurt press freedom

im体育官网Proposed amendment to law would require journalists to reveal sources to government bodies including security agencies.

Afghan media reject new rules they say could hurt press freedom

Press Freedom

Turkey tries journalists accused of revealing state secrets

Seven journalists go on trial over reporting on deaths of Turkish intelligence personnel serving in Libya.

Turkey tries journalists accused of revealing state secrets

United States

Trump-backed US government media chief under fire for dismissals

im体育官网Michael Pack removed heads of Radio Free Europe and Middle East Broadcasting Networks, and prompted resignations at VOA.

Trump-backed US government media chief under fire for dismissals

Black Lives Matter protests

Blinded, arrested: Police attack journalists covering US protests

Watchdog receives over 400 reports of press freedom violations during recent wave of protests against police brutality.

Blinded, arrested: Police attack journalists covering US protests

Egypt

Egypt arrests journalist after Al Jazeera appearance

im体育官网Egypt ranks as the third-worst jailer of journalists worldwide, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Egypt arrests journalist after Al Jazeera appearance

Press Freedom

Maria Ressa found guilty in blow to Philippines' press freedom

Ressa, who runs Rappler, sentenced to at least six months in jail for 'cyber libel', will appeal controversial ruling.

Maria Ressa found guilty in blow to Philippines' press freedom

Press Freedom

'Embrace your fear': Philippines' Maria Ressa faces libel verdict

im体育官网Rappler CEO has been targeted by Duterte's administration for the news website's coverage of the deadly 'war on drugs'.

'Embrace your fear': Philippines' Maria Ressa faces libel verdict

Argentina

Argentina ex-president Macri accused of spying on 400 journalists

Many journalists were on a list to be probed in relation to the G20 and World Trade Organization summits, AFP reports.

Argentina ex-president Macri accused of spying on 400 journalists

Cameroon

Cameroonian journalist dies in government detention

im体育官网Media watchdog calls Samuel Wazizi's death 'the worst crime against a journalist in the past 10 years in Cameroon'.

Cameroonian journalist Samuel Wazizi dies in gov't detention

Philippines

ABS-CBN closure torments staff as Duterte ups political pressure

Supreme Court could grant TV network temporary relief but Duterte's allies in Congress wield power to renew franchise.

ABS-CBN closure torments staff as Duterte ups political pressure

Reporter's Notebook

A decade on, the Mavi Marmara killings still shape me

Nine people were killed when Israeli commandos stormed the Mavi Marmara ship in 2010, while another later died from his wounds.

A decade has passed, but the Mavi Marmara killings I saw still shape me

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi activists: Khashoggi murder case 'political, not personal'

Saudi activists say perpetrators in homicide cases cannot be pardoned and reaffirm Jamal Khashoggi's case as political.

Saudi activists: Khashoggi murder case 'political, not personal'