By Charlotte Cuthbertson for The Epoch Times NEW YORK—Israel’s press freedom is in free fall and journalists are being murdered in Russia and Mexico, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF). RSF released its World Press Freedom Index Tuesday and there was a general downward trend in the 175 countries surveyed. European countries took the top … More As Press Freedom Declines, Journalists Suffer
According to confirmed reports from Newsweek, their own reporter and filmmaker, Maziar Bahari, has been released from Iran. Mr. Bahari, who was detained in Iran since the June elections, was released from Evin Prison on bail on Oct. 17. Read the Newsweek online article about Bahari’s release here The 42 year-old reporter is expecting his … More Jailed Newsweek Reporter Maziar Bahari Released
by Genevieve Long JERUSALEM–When journalists go out on the streets to report, it is usually to record a newsworthy story. But what about when reporters search for violence? Look at the recent events in Jerusalem surrounding Al-Aqsa mosque. Rumors that extremist religious Jews were planning to enter Al-Aqsa and pray there sparked widespread calls for … More In Search of Blood or News?
See more from my Foreign Policy Association blog about Media and Foreign Policy here PEN American Center will host what promises to be an engaging, eye-opening, and interesting event (regardless of one’s political ideology) about the U.S.’s so-called war on terror. Reckoning with Torture: Memos and Testimonies from the “War on Terror” will include Matthew … More Voices from the War on Terror