Freedom of the Press
Two reporters tell Newsweek what The Cambodia Daily meant to them and to a country whose democratic institutions are under threat.
For Kenya’s August elections to be fair and free of violence, the media needs to be able to report without fear of reprisals.
Human rights organizations have repeatedly criticized media freedoms in Egypt, which jailed the second most journalists of any country in the world in 2015.
We should revoke U.S. visa privileges for Turkish officials and businessmen involved in press freedom abuses.
"Zaman" publishes flattering stories about President Tayyip Erdogan.
Newspaper is linked to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who the government says plotted a coup.
Erdoğan is using the crime of “insulting the president” to prosecute anyone whose reporting contradicts him.
In June 1989 Newsweek examined Chinese state-run media’s coverage of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, which took place 26 years ago today.
A wave of savage mockery broke over President Vladimir Putin across the Internet on Friday, sparked by days of absence from public view.
The case of a Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes has been widely criticized by Western governments.
The Chinese leadership has responded to the disaster with repression and insensitivity.
The Kremlin tries to silence “unpatriotic” media, but the Internet gives journalists endless outlets.
In 2014, 220 journalists were imprisoned worldwide, the second worst year on record, the Committee for the Protection of Journalists reports.