The Listening Post

Sudan's protests: Defying Bashir's media blackout

For nearly two months, Sudan has witnessed almost daily protests demanding an end to Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule.

Witness

Maria Ressa: War on Truth

In an era of disinformation, the CEO of Rappler takes on forces that she believes are undermining world democracies.

Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

Here are the latest developments related to the Saudi journalist's murder inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul.

Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

Iran

Iran jailed hundreds of journalists after 1979 revolution: RSF

Files leaked to media watchdog show at least four journalists were allegedly killed by the government between 1979-2009.

Iran jailed hundreds of journalists after 1979 revolution: RSF

Lebanon

Assailants target Lebanese TV station Al Jadeed with hand grenade

No injuries were reported in the attack on Al Jadeed TV station's headquarters in central Beirut.

Assailants target Lebanese TV station Al Jadeed with hand grenade

Iran

Iran state TV: US-born newscaster to appear in Washington court

Marzieh Hashemi - born Melanie Franklin - travelled to the US to visit her family when the FBI arrested her.

Iran state TV: US-born newscaster to appear in Washington court

Media

The countries where most reporters were killed in 2018

IFJ says 94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents this year.

Number of journalists killed on the job in 2018 rises

Inside Story

Why are journalists increasingly targeted?

Amid the heightening threats, dangers and name-calling, polls show the public's trust in the news media has plummeted.

Myanmar

Myanmar: Protests mark 1-year detention of Reuters reporters

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested after being 'entrapped' in a setup by a senior police officer.

Asia Pacific

Philippines journalist charged with tax evasion

The journalist and her supporters say this is persecution by a government that sees journalists as the enemy.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong bars FT journalist from entering

Critics say Chinese territory's rights landscape has deteriorated in recent years amid a spate of controversies.

Hong Kong bars FT journalist from entering

Africa

Press freedom advocates released after detention in Tanzania

Committee to Protect Journalists staffers were on a reporting mission when they were detained in Dar-es-Salaam.

Press freedom advocates released after detention in Tanzania

Myanmar

Reuters reporters in Myanmar appeal state-secrets conviction

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were found guilty in September of possessing secret documents passed to them by police officers.

Reuters reporters in Myanmar appeal state-secrets conviction

Jamal Khashoggi

Who ordered the murder of Jamal Khashoggi?

Investigations into the death of Jamal Khashoggi have exposed a series of lies and grisly details, but important questions still remain, including the location of his body and who ordered his murder.

United Nations

Khashoggi killing brings attention to UN press freedom day

Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and killing is only one of many attacks on journalists this year and the UN notes that in nine of 10 cases, the killers escape justice.