Citizen journalist Zhang Zhan was reportedly given four years in prison for "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" by reporting on the Chinese government's handling of the early COVID-19 outbreak.
CNN anchor speaks out after President Donald Trump has threatened to revoke NBC News's broadcast license.
Only 26 percent could name all three branches of the government.
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.
Dr Stella Nyanzi's case has reignited the debate about freedom of expression in Uganda.
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.
7iber, a leading online magazine, is highlighting challenges to press freedom in Jordan.
The killing comes weeks after a U.S. secular blogger was hacked to death in the city.
A wave of savage mockery broke over President Vladimir Putin across the Internet on Friday, sparked by days of absence from public view.
Fattah was sentenced for violating limits on demonstrations, amid one of the toughest crackdowns on dissent in Egypt's history.
The case of a Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes has been widely criticized by Western governments.
The Kremlin tries to silence "unpatriotic" media, but the Internet gives journalists endless outlets.