MEXICO SILENCED: IMPUNITY FOR ATTACKS ON JOURNALISTS

One response to the attacks and threats that journalists are facing in some states of Mexico for their coverage of the war among drug cartels, collusion between organized crime and governments, corruption, and violence has been silence.

ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING AND MEDIA DEVELOPMENT

This new CIMA report examines how media development organizations are helping to change by training reporters and citizens to cover environmental news and issues; support investigations; and create innovative ways to gather information, present environmental data, and engage the public.

ATTACKS ON THE PRESS: ARE INTERNATIONAL PROTECTIONS FOR JOURNALISTS ADEQUATE? WHAT LESSONS CAN WE LEARN FOR THE HUMANITARIAN SECTOR?

In this guest blog post, Anne Bennett responds by considering lessons for the humanitarian sector from efforts to enhance the protection of journalists in armed conflict. (Photo: Flickr/Knight Foundation)

What is Media Development?

The term “media development” refers to evolution and change in the fields of news media and communications. This evolution can be stimulated by donor support, private investment, or indigenous processes of change led by media owners, managers, journalists, or other players such as media industry associations, or other collective efforts.

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Press Freedom Scores

Egypt

Egypt's media environment continues to deteriorate under the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Most recently, the government adopted a new anti-terrorism law that many fear will be used to silence the media. See what the major indices have to say about the media environment in the country. (Scores are adjusted to a 0-100 scale)

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