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10 Most Censored Countries

CPJ’s new analysis identifies Eritrea, North Korea, Syria, Iran as worst

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Attacks on the Press in 2011

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Trade and the Internet are turning us into global citizens, but the news we need to ensure accountability is often stopped

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Iran and the Art of the Deal

[caption id="attachment_10365" align="aligncenter" width="437" caption="Snapshot of Voice of America website under cyber attack by Iranian hackers."][/caption]by The Federalist Voice of America (VOA) Director David Ensor is taking on

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Not Too Big To Fail

by The Federalist The Broadcasting Board of Governors – International Broadcasting Bureau (BBG/IBB), known to be the worst organization in the Federal Government, added to its reputation on

Have a backup plan: VOA Director David Ensor on satellite TV signal jamming

Voice of America (VOA) Director David Ensor has commented on the Iranian jamming of VOA satellite television signals. His is a significant post since it exposes the ability

Iran – Death sentences and national Internet – escalating repression in Iran

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - The Iranian government's constant repressive policies towards journalists and netizens are being steadily ratcheted up as part of a generalized increase

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US International Broadcasting and the BBG: The Numbers Game

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has announced that its own surveys (These are not completely independent surveys. They are produced by a contractor, InterMedia, for whom the

Exclusive VOA Persian Interview with Clinton

Officials hail Voice of America TV interview in Persian with Hillary Clinton; then what about TV to China? — BBG Watch

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is right to brag that the Voice of America (VOA) -- one of several U.S. government-funded journalistic entities under BBG's management --

Iran – Regime continues to wage its war against foreign media — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders condemns the Iranian government's targeting of the BBC's Farsi-language TV station, BBC Persian.

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CPJ Internet Channel: Farsi Guides to the Surveillance Attack in Iran

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As we've reported before, there's strong evidence that forces with widespread access to Iran's internet infrastructure have been engaged in

Iran adds to its list of press freedom violations — CPJ

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) - New York, September 9, 2011--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the forced closure of two independent Iranian newspapers on Monday and

As Iran Celebrates Journalists’ Day, Many Journalists Remain Imprisoned — Freedom House

Freedom House: As Iranians commemorate Journalists' Day on August 8 (17th of Mordad in the Iranian calendar), Iran remains one of world's most dangerous countries for reporters.

Iran – Press freedom violations recounted in real time (from 1st January 2011) — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - 12.09.2011-Two journalists freed but a dozen netizens and journalists arrested Two journalists have been released in the past week but a

Iran – Regime steps up censorship and online disruption to block protests

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - The authorities have increased censorship in a bid to prevent yesterday's anti-government protests, blocking independent or pro-opposition websites and other electronic

China and Iran hold half of the world’s jailed journalists

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): With 145 reporters, editors, and photojournalists behind bars on December 1 st , the number of journalists

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