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Demonizing the Victims of Katrina: Coverage painted hurricane survivors as looters, snipers and rapists
Yassin, Jaime Omar
Article
2005
Hurricane Katrina led many media reporters and commentators to reveal themselves and their deep-seated prejudices.
Harper, Serial Abuser of Power: The Evidence Compiled: The Tyee's full, updated list of 70 Harper government assaults on democracy and the law.
Beers, David; and Tyee Staff and Contributors
Article
2015
Stephen Harper and his Conservatives have racked up dozens of serious abuses of power since forming government in 2006. From scams to smears, monkey-wrenching opponents to intimidating public servants...
Inventing Tax Rage: Misinformation in the National Post
Patriquin, Larry
Book
2004
How the National Post created an agenda for the tax cuts that mostly benefits the wealthy.
JournalismSources.com
Website
2017
A portal featuring news, articles, and resources about journalism, press freedom, free speech, censorship and related topics. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A sea...
Net freedom 'at stake' on WikiLeaks
York, Jillian
Article
2010
Internet service providers are cutting access to the whistleblower site, raising broader concerns about online freedom.
PayPal admits US pressure over WikiLeaks account freeze
Addley, Esther
Article
2010
PayPal today admitted it suspended payments to WikiLeaks after an intervention from the US State Department.

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Article 19
ARTICLE 19, a human rights pioneer, defends and promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information all over the world. Censorship Kills. It starves and it represses. It denies people access to information essential to thei...
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is a non-government organization (NGO) based in Gaza City. The Centre is a non-profit company, dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule of law and upholding democratic...
Wikileaks
WikiLeaks is a multi-national media organization and associated library. It was founded by its publisher Julian Assange in 2006. WikiLeaks specializes in the analysis and publication of large datasets of censored or otherwise r...

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Australian court imposes generalized news blackout on bribery case
Sources News Release
2014
WikiLeaks has revealed the existence of a blanket gagging order applying to all citizens and news media throughout Australia.
Azerbaijan: Government ban on foreign radio stations called 'strategic error'
Sources News Release
2008
Reporters Without Borders is very disappointed by Azerbaijan's National Television and Radio Councilâ##s decision today to ban foreign radio stations from broadcasting on local FM and medium wave freq...
Court strips national news agency of its licence
Sources News Release
2013
Reporters Without Borders is appalled by a Moscow court's decision today to grant a request by the Federal Agency for the Supervision of Communications, Roskomnadzor, for the withdrawal of the news ag...
Ethiopia Should Free Journalists from Jail and Exile
Sources News Release
2014
The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ), the Africa regional group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), has today called on the Ethiopia Government to free all journalists jailed ...
Gambia: Bans lifted on two media, but much still to be done
Sources News Release
2014
Reporters Without Borders takes note of a New Year's Day announcement by the president's office lifting bans on The Standard newspaper and Teranga FM community radio station. The bans had been in effe...
IFJ Calls on Korean Government to Reinstate Dismissed YTN and MBC Journalists
Sources News Release
2014
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its Korean affiliate, the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK) to express its continued anger at the case of the reporters who have been ...
IFJ Welcomes Lifting of Ban on Al-Jazeera in West Bank
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today welcomed the decision of the Palestinian Authority to revoke its order of 15 July to close Al-Jazeera's office in the West Bank.
New Crackdown on Media is Step Towards Authoritarism in Ethiopia, Says IFJ
Sources News Release
2014
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the appalling treatment of media by authorities in Ethiopia after a number of journalists and media workers were detained in the countr...
The Organised Suppression of Kurdish Journalists in Iran
Goli, Ammar
2015
It has been nearly 120 years since the first Kurdish newspaper, 'Kordestan' was published – a publication which did not in come into existence here in Kurdistan, but in exile in Egypt, its later life ...