Journalists Are Dying

Dr. Ewelina U. Ochab at Forbes: Too many journalists are dying for doing their job. Between 2006-2019, close to 1,200 journalists were killed for reporting the news. This equates to approximately 100 journalists per year. In nine out of ten cases the killers do not...

The Threat to Newspapers

McKay Coppins at The Atlantic: What threatens local newspapers now is not just digital disruption or abstract market forces. They’re being targeted by investors who have figured out how to get rich by strip-mining local-news outfits. The model is simple: Gut the...

Nobel Prize and a French Memorial

The Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation: The Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation sends our heartfelt congratulations to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for receiving the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Their dedication to journalism and the protection of freedoms have...

Nobel Prize and Threats to Journalists

Roger Cohen at NY Times: The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to two journalists, Maria Ressa and Dmitri Muratov, comes at a time of growing assaults on a free press across the world, as authoritarian governments extend their reach and the slogan of “fake news” is used...