Tag Archives: press freedom

EU Needed Now to Lead on Press Protection

The U.S. is no longer the active leader in promoting press freedom as a vital pillar of democracy. The EU ought to fill this space.

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Balkans Vs. Journalists

Truthful reporting in the Balkans is life-threatening.

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When Murdering Journalists Becomes Commonplace

It is time to be far more forceful in defending reporters and activists who serve the public and monitor the powerful.

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Trump Pushes for American Authoritarianism – With Success

At the end of Trump’s first year in office, the U.S. faces graver challenges than in many generations.

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Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO?

Violations of the free press and of human rights demand that the West reevaluate its relationship with Turkey.

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Media Terror: Press Freedom in Turkey and Russia

Media freedom in important G-20 economies — Turkey, Russia, China, Saudi Arabia and Mexico — leaves much to be desired.

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India’s Mixed Record on Press Freedom

How the world’s largest democracy fares on press freedom compared to its neighbors.

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Press Freedom in China: Still Low Ranked

China badly trails its G-20 peers on guaranteeing a free media.

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South Africa’s Ray of Hope

How South Africa outperforms other leading emerging economies for press freedom.

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Syria and Egypt: Two Counterrevolutions in Action

Western leaders still grossly distort what’s going on in Egypt. It’s really no better than what happens in Syria.

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