In an official statement issued to commemorate World Press Freedom Day, President Joe Biden warned that authoritarians around the world seek to undermine journalists and their role in preserving democratic values.
Sean Spicer, the first individual to serve as President Donald Trump’s press secretary during a tumultuous four-year term, has applied to join the White House Correspondents’ Association (WCHA).
Since the lead-up to the 2016 Presidential election, Facebook has played an outsized role in US politics. A large part of this role is the social media giant’s resistence to “censor” poltical speech.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is demanding an investigation into an alleged police attack on an Australian news crew outside of the White House during coverage of the protests in response to the death of George Floyd.
President Donald Trump continued promoting his “Obamagate” conspiracy theory on Twitter this morning in a joint attack against former President Barack Obama and media organizations that have printed unfavorable coverage of his presidency.
Donald Trump showed us why whistleblowers need protection. He all but ordered a hit on the whistleblower who exposed his shakedown of the Ukraine and more when it became all too clear that his presidency is cooked.
Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars.
Politico reporter Melanie Zanona reported Thursday that Republican Representative Don Young of Alaska physically shoved her and told her to get out of his way, "Damnit" as she was interviewing a differing lawmaker outside the House chamber.
By Stephanie Nebehay
GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions told Reuters on Thursday she will travel to Turkey next week to head an “independent international inquiry” into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
By Thu Thu Aung and Poppy McPherson
YANGON (Reuters) – A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defense had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent.