Published: May 01, 2022
Hong Kong's sole candidate to become its next leader attended a televised forum on Saturday (April 30), taking prerecorded questions from members of the community and responding to questions from journalists.
Published: Nov 17, 2021
China and the United States reached an agreement to loosen restrictions on journalists operating in each others countries, marking one of the first diplomatic breakthroughs between the Biden administration and Beijing as leaders from both countries met on Monday to keep tensions from spiraling into conflict.
Published: Nov 04, 2021
To mark the 9th International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (IDEA) on November 2, media workers from around Southeast Asia gathered together with international stakeholders to consider the best solutions to overcome prevailing constraints on regional media - legal, political and cultural.
Published: Oct 30, 2021
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines remains one of the deadliest countries in the world for journalists, according to a global media watchdog report released on Friday, which again highlighted the dangers faced by media professionals working under hostile governments or weak criminal justice systems.
Published: Aug 22, 2021
YANGON (REUTERS) - Myanmars military government has arrested two more local journalists, the army-owned television reported on Saturday (Aug 21), in the latest in a sweeping crackdown on the media since a Feb 1 coup.
Published: Jul 19, 2021
Military-grade spyware licensed by an Israeli firm to governments for tracking terrorists and criminals was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, human rights activists, business executives and two women close to murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to an investigation by The Washington Post and 16 media partners.
Published: Jun 04, 2021
Early on the morning of May 24, Bryan Fenster woke up to a string of alarming text messages: His brother, Danny, had been detained at Myanmars Yangon International Airport while trying to fly home to Michigan, to surprise their parents with his first visit in three years.
Published: May 24, 2021
MOSCOW - Belarusian authorities on Sunday forced a civilian jetliner that was traveling over the country to land in Minsk and arrested an opposition journalist on board - an act that some European leaders compared to a hijacking.
Published: Apr 28, 2021
UNESCO has highlighted the importance of World Press Freedom Day, observed annually on May 3, noting that the current crisis is forcing the closure of many independent media outlets and forcing job-cuts and an overall reduction in the number of working journalists while increasing the trend towards political capture of media outlets by governments, their proxies and other business interests.
Published: Jul 02, 2020
When Bloomberg News editor Jodi Schneider took the reins of the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club (FCC) in the summer of 2019, she expected the side gig running the legendary watering hole for journalists, business people, diplomats and spies to be fun, not to mention a nice entry on her résumé.
Published: Jun 03, 2020
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's reelection campaign sent a message out to news organizations Tuesday night, demanding a correction to articles that described security forces' use of tear gas to disperse demonstrators outside the White House on Monday, to allow Trump to cross the street to pose for photos at a church.