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Turkey – International media turn attention to imprisoned journalists in Turkey

After seven years behind bars, Turkish journalist Füsun Erdoğan was still not released when she appeared in an Istanbul court on Wednesday. However, international and Turkish media are now really turning the spotlight on the case of the dozens of imprisoned Turkish journalists.

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Turkey – Turkey fines TV stations in connection with protest coverage

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the Turkish state media regulator to reverse its decision to penalize four TV stations in

More than 400 Russian and international media reports on Radio Liberty crisis

After the outgoing president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Steven Korn fired last September dozens of some of the best and most respected independent journalists in

Russian and international media on Radio Liberty crisis, Dec. 20, 2012

RFE/RL President Steven Korn assured BBG members last September that the controversy over his mass firing of Radio Liberty journalists in Moscow will blow over in a

Russian and international media on Radio Liberty crisis, Dec. 13, 2012

Shortly after his executives fired dozens of Radio Liberty journalists in Moscow last September, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) president Steven Korn assured the Broadcasting Board


Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty Board plans to hear directly from fired Radio Liberty journalists

BBG Watch Commentary Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Board of Directors are planning to consult former Radio Liberty journalists in

Media on Radio Liberty Update, Nov. 26, 2012

Russian and international media reports on the Radio Liberty crisis, Radio Liberty in Exile and its new website,

CPJ Blog: Chinese microblog regulates, suspends users–again

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Pity those of us who monitor the ups and downs of China's popular microblog platform, Sina Weibo. For every story its

Blog: Blind lawyer spurs news blackout in China – CPJ

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News of blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng has been censored for months. International news reports of his escape last week

Broadcasting Board of Governors Needs Sensitivity Training on Tibet

This commentary was written by Edite Lynch in response to the news that a Tibetan widow and a middle school girl set themselves on fire and died

BBG Gone Pravda

BBG Watch Commentary An old Soviet-era joke went something like this: "This is Armenian Radio; our listeners asked us: 'Why do we need two central newspapers, Pravda (Truth)

CPJ mourns the death of journalist Anthony Shadid

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New York, February 16, 2012--The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply saddened by the death of New York Times foreign correspondent

Blog: Ekho Moskvy board shuffled ahead of Russian election

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The Russian blogosphere erupted with comments today following an announcement that the board of directors of the iconic radio station, Ekho

Kazakhstan – Make rights key to good relations, says Human Rights Watch

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The rights organisation is concerned about the violent crackdown on protesters and online censorship that occurred following a strike in the oil-rich

Kazakhstan – Twenty-nine IFEX members call for release of independent newspaper editor

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Twenty-nine IFEX members have signed a letter to the Prosecutor General about the detention of editor Igor Vinyavsky, whose detention is believed

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