As Press Freedom Declines, Journalists Suffer

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

Jailed Newsweek Reporter Maziar Bahari Released

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

Voices from the War on Terror

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

Filmmaker Who Exposed Salvador Gang Life Killed

by Genevieve Long for The Epoch Times READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT THE EPOCH TIMES HERE A journalist who documented the ugly world of El Salvador’s infamous gang life was killed early Wednesday morning. Christian Poveda, a veteran Franco-Spanish documentary filmmaker and photojournalist, was shot in the head and killed on the road near the … More Filmmaker Who Exposed Salvador Gang Life Killed

Journalist Murdered in El Salvador

By Genevieve Long for the Foreign Policy Association Christian Poveda, a Franco-Spanish documentary filmmaker, was shot and killed yesterday morning  on the road near his home in Rosario, El Salvador. Poveda was a veteran journalist with experience reporting in Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. His documentary about El Salvador’s two most notorious gangs, … More Journalist Murdered in El Salvador

Top Photojournalists Gather at Brooklyn Gallery

by Genevieve Long for The Epoch Times See Tim Hetherington in NYC on Dec. 8, 2009, click here for more details NEW YORK—Close on the heels of the New York Photo Festival, VII photography agency hosted two provocative events at their studio in Brooklyn. Both events featured discussions with photojournalists and documentary photographers on the … More Top Photojournalists Gather at Brooklyn Gallery