Chy Yuk-ling, wearing a mask against COVID, stands with similar masked supporters who are carrying signs reading "Journalism is not a crime."

The fight for press freedom in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a case study in the fragility of press freedom: In this episode, Global Journalist investigates how a new National Security Law and a accreditation system for reporters are affecting journalism...
Catalin Tolontan at a mic, asking a question during a press conference.

How a sportswriter challenged a government

Just before the COVID pandemic sent the world into lockdown last spring, visitors to the True/False film festival — an annual showing of top documentaries in Columbia, Missouri — got a sneak preview of a...
Blind man listening to screen reader with headphones

How to make news accessible. Really.

Five years ago, Sandy Murillo could not have been an associate producer at CRIS Radio, a daily podcast that reads newspapers and other periodicals to people with visual impairments. The newsroom's...
Marchers, including one in a wheelchair and several carrying a banner for the Lighthouse Guild, parading down a city street with balloons.

Transcript: Accessibility in media

Participants in the 2017 Disability Pride Parade NYC in New York on July 9, 2017. Photo Credit: Rainmaker Photo/MediaPunch/IPX This is a transcript of the audio program for the first part in our series...

Ethiopia’s jailed journalists – continued

Zone 9 bloggers: Befekadu Hailu, Atnaf Berahane, Natnael Feleke, Mahlet Fantahun, Zelalem Kibret, and Abel Wabela.  Kaliti prison, on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, is home to many of Ethiopia’s...

Ethiopia’s jailed journalists – continued

Tesfalem Waldeyes Freelance journalist Tesfalem Waldeyes, 35, was among the traditional media reporters arrested in April 2014 along with the Zone 9 bloggers. He was taken to the Maekelawi police station,...

Ethiopia’s jailed journalists – continued

Eskinder Nega Journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega has been in an Ethiopian prison since Sept. 14, 2011. After being charged with “plotting terrorist acts to create public chaos” he was convicted in...

Mexican editor flees after abduction

A newspaper editor in the border city of Matamoros, Mexico has fled the city after being abducted and beaten by gunmen following the newspaper's reports on drug cartel-related violence in the area. Enrique...