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Demonizing the Victims of Katrina: Coverage painted hurricane survivors as looters, snipers and rapists
Yassin, Jaime Omar
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
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
How the National Post created an agenda for the tax cuts that mostly benefits the wealthy.
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
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
PayPal today admitted it suspended payments to WikiLeaks after an intervention from the US State Department.
Sacrificing Gaza: The Great March of Zionist Hypocrisy
Kavanagh, Jim
The Great March of Return is a startling, powerful expression of Palestinian identity and resistance. Thousands of Palestinians have come out, bravely and unapologetically, to say: “We refuse to remai...

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Australian court imposes generalized news blackout on bribery case
Sources News Release
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...