Islamophobia

Indian media accused of Islamophobia for its coronavirus coverage

A large section of media in India accused of running shows that appear to blame Muslims for the spread of the virus.

Indian media accused of Islamophobia for its coronavirus coverage

Press Freedom

Top Philippines broadcaster fights government order to shut down

ABS-CBN urges Supreme Court to overturn a government-ordered shutdown that it says is a blow to press freedom.

Top Philippines broadcaster fights government order to shut down

Press Freedom

AP's Kashmir photographers win Pulitzer for lockdown coverage

News agency's Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand honoured with this year's Pulitzer Prize in feature photography.

AP's Kashmir photographers win Pulitzer for lockdown coverage

Ecuador

Reporters in Ecuador's Guayaquil risk it all to cover coronavirus

As bodies piled up, journalists weighed the risks of reporting from the field. For some, it was already too late.

Reporters in Ecuador's Guayaquil risk it all to cover coronavirus

Inside Story

Why are journalists reporting on the pandemic facing threats?

United Nations warns of a 'second pandemic' of misinformation and conspiracy theories.

Coronavirus pandemic

Venezuela arbitrarily detaining reporters covering COVID-19: CPJ

Rights groups say 10 journalists have been detained and more than two dozen threatened due to work on the pandemic.

Venezuela arbitrarily detaining reporters covering COVID-19: CPJ

Opinion

There is no better time to invest in diverse independent media

We must preserve a plurality of media voices in our 'new normal'.

Jesper Hojberg

by Jesper Hojberg

Jesper Hojberg

Media

Egypt urged to end 'relentless' attacks on journalists

Global rights group calls on Egyptian authorities to stop censorship, harassment and intimidation of journalists.

Journalism has become a crime in Egypt: Amnesty International

Press Freedom

World Press Freedom Day: Journalists under attack amid pandemic

News outlets and publishers call for release of all jailed reporters amid increasing threat during COVID-19 pandemic.

World Press Freedom Day: Journalists under attack amid pandemic

United Kingdom

Public figures, private lives: Press freedom vs privacy

Can someone's human right to privacy be overruled by journalists' right to reveal information of public importance?

Privacy vs press freedom, through the lens of Meghan Markle

China

China to prosecute first foreigner over Hong Kong 'meddling'

Lee Henley Hu Xiang, a citizen of Belize, was detained in Guangzhou last November. His current whereabouts are unknown.

China to prosecute first foreigner over Hong Kong 'meddling'

Press Freedom

'Brazen attack': Outrage over Kashmir police probing journalists

Cases filed against three Kashmiri journalists in less than a week as media and rights groups decry 'misuse of power'.

'Brazen attack': Outrage over Kashmir police probing journalists

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus 'amplifies threats to press freedom'

Watchdog says nations taking advantage of pandemic to pass repressive laws, punish journalists and censor information.

Coronavirus 'amplifies many crises' threatening press freedom

Kashmir

Kashmir journalist charged for 'anti-national' social media posts

Outrage in Kashmir as photojournalist Masrat Zahra, 26, is booked under stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Kashmir journalist charged for 'anti-national' social media posts

Opinion

Journalists need to be protected during the pandemic

Journalists must stay safe now because we are going to need them even more later.

Robert Mahoney

by Robert Mahoney

Robert Mahoney