Mexican journalist abducted before peace rally

A Mexican journalist was abducted and threatened on Oct. 5 for planning to cover a peace rally in the east-central state of Puebla. Miguel Ortega, a reporter for the RexRadio news outlet in Teziutlan, told a...

Argentina to break-up largest media group

The Argentine government announced it would dismantle and reorganize the country’s dominant media conglomerate under a recently upheld media ownership law. The Oct. 8 announcement marks the end of a...

Cuba tells journalist to stop work or face prison

Cuban police arrested and detained a journalist for an opposition newspaper and told him to halt work or face four years in prison, a press freedom group said. Bernardo Arévalo, a journalist from the...

Freelance journalist arrested in Ferguson protests

Police in Ferguson, Mo. arrested a freelance journalist reporting for CNN Oct. 2 amid continuing protests in the city over the police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. Moore was arrested...

Mexican journalist critical of officials attacked

A Mexican reporter is in critical condition after three unidentified assailants attacked her outside her office in Silao in the country's central Guanajuato state Sept. 5, local media reported. Karla Silva,...

U.S. journalist executed by Islamist radical group

The video that emerged on the Internet Aug. 19 was titled: “A Message to America (from the Islamic State).” A man on his knees dressed in an orange prison jumpsuit was identified as “James Wright...

Missouri police detain reporters covering protests

Two reporters were arrested Aug. 13 by police in Ferguson, Mo. amidst continuing protests over the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer in the St. Louis suburb. Wesley Lowery of the...