USA: Political meddling threatens the independence of West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Alarmed by a pattern of meddling by political authorities in stories and staffing decisions at West Virginia Public Broadcasting (WVPB), Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for greater transparency in WVPB’s editorial decisions with a clear line drawn b
China: RSF urges for release of ailling investigative journalist Huang Xueqin, detained for over 500 days
Chinese investigative journalist Huang Xueqin, who has now been detained for over 500 days, has been subjected to mistreatment that led to significant health deterioration.
Indian reporter murdered over story just hours after publication
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails the swift arrest of the real estate lobbyist alleged to have deliberately mown down a journalist who had for months been covering illegal land seizures in connection with a planned refinery in Maharashtra State.
A first victory for investigative reporter in Montenegro
After a seven-year judicial ordeal in Montenegro that included 15 months in pre-trial detention, Jovo Martinovic, an investigative reporter specialising in organised crime, has finally been acquitted on appeal.
The conviction of Finnish journalists for revealing state secrets sets a dangerous precedent for press freedom internationally
Two journalists of the Helsingin Sanomat newspaper were found guilty of having revealed state secrets in the country ranked 5th in the World Press Freedom Index.
Greek and European authorities must take urgent action after many more journalists said to have been Predator targets
RSF calls on the Greek authorities to quickly carry out an independent investigation into the arbitrary surveillance of 13 journalists and calls on European institutions to impose a moratorium on the use of spyware.
RSF investigation: steel giant’s shadow and obliging British host behind Liberian news site’s closure
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has discovered how steel giant ArcelorMittal tracked down a UK-based website host to obtain the deletion of a Liberian news site’s investigation