World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Two Zimbabwean journalists won a victory for free speech Tuesday when the Constitutional Court struck off a statute which made defamation a crime punishable by up to 20 years in jail.
World | Reuters | Monday July 21, 2014
Thai media organisations called on the military government on Monday to ease restrictions after the junta said it would shut down news outlets putting out what it considers critical coverage.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 19, 2014
The United States has condemned tough jail terms handed down on five Myanmar journalists for publishing a story about an alleged chemical weapons factory.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 18, 2014
A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists detained for nearly three months have been charged with terrorism for having links to an outlawed group and for planning attacks, a judge said Friday.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 17, 2014
Four police officers have been suspended after being caught on video as they beat journalists during an anti-World Cup protest, the Rio de Janeiro police department said today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Ten people died on Tuesday after a Moscow metro train derailed, the city's deputy mayor Pyotr Biryukov told journalists at the scene.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
Well-known columnist Kalpana Sharma today said many women journalists were scared to reveal the harassments faced by them within their organisations due to the fear of losing their jobs.
World | Associated Press | Friday July 11, 2014
The United States said Friday is it very concerned that four reporters and a magazine chief executive in Myanmar have been sentenced to 10 years hard labor for investigative reporting about a weapons factory.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 10, 2014
Activists, lawyers, journalists, bloggers, professors - China's new leaders have taken aim at civil society in what analysts call an effort to muffle dissent that is proving powerfully effective.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 9, 2014
A Ukrainian air force pilot who was captured by separatist rebels last month has been arrested in Russia and charged with abetting the killing of two Russian journalists, Russian officials said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday July 8, 2014
China will toughen curbs on journalists disclosing state and commercial secrets, a top media regulator said on Tuesday, in the latest effort by President Xi Jinping's government to muzzle critical speech, both in traditional media and online.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 7, 2014
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Sunday he "wished" three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists including an Australian had not been put on trial, conceding the case had been damaging, a newspaper reported.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 3, 2014
Journalists reacted to their stories being removed from certain searches in Europe, with some calling it a "challenge to press freedom".
AssociatedPress | Thursday July 3, 2014
Footballer are not the only stars in the game as diplomats and journalists showcased their skills and enthralled spectators during a match.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 30, 2014
Disapproving demands by some scientists to turn 'Mehrangir', the iconic bungalow of Homi J Bhabha into a museum, a group of film actors, authors, socialites and journalists have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him not to heed them.
World | Associated Press | Monday June 30, 2014
A veteran cameraman working for Russia's Channel One was killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus carrying journalists and soldiers' mothers was hit by gunfire, the station said Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 26, 2014
An Al Jazeera journalist whose jailing triggered global outrage has donated 15,000 Egyptian pounds to a fund initiated by the president to boost Egypt's ailing economy, his brother said on Thursday.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 25, 2014
Scotland Yard detectives have told media mogul Rupert Murdoch that he will be interviewed as a suspect over crimes, including phone-hacking by journalists, at his British newspapers, a media report said today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 24, 2014
Egypt's president said Tuesday the authorities will not interfere in the judiciary, as protests were staged worldwide in solidarity with Al-Jazeera journalists, including an Australian, whose jailing has sparked outrage.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 24, 2014
South Korea's Defence Ministry has acknowledged it used a stand-in to portray a captured runaway soldier to deceive journalists as the real fugitive was taken to a hospital following a failed suicide attempt.