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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 13
Replying to @pressfreedom
Around noon on May 15, 2017, assailants dragged Mexican investigative reporter Javier Valdez Cárdenas out of his car outside Ríodoce, the newspaper he cofounded in , in 2003, and shot him at least 12 times.
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Committee to Protect Journalists May 3
At least 1,340 journalists have been killed while covering the news since 1992. We honor them and their contributions through The project. Each time a journalist is killed, their name will be added to this logo.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 13
Replying to @pressfreedom
Renowned journalist Anna Politkovskaya was found shot dead in her apartment building on Oct. 7, 2006. Politkovskaya's reporting repeatedly drew the wrath of Russian authorities. She was threatened, jailed, forced into exile, and poisoned during her career.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 25
“Take out the journalists and no one will know what is going on.” Cat Colvin, sister of , explores journalists’ passion for making the truth public. The shows us what is lost when journalists are killed with impunity:
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 13
Replying to @capgaznews
“Elections are often more about passion than calculation,” wrote Gerald Fischman in his published in on June 27, 2018. One day later, a gunman stormed the Capital Gazette newsroom in , MD, and shot dead Fischman and four of his colleagues.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 13
Journalist Javier Valdez Cárdenas acceptance speech at the International Press Freedom Award () ceremony on November 22, 2011. Valdez was murdered outside Ríodoce, the newspaper he cofounded in , Mexico, on May 15, 2017.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 13
Replying to @RisingKashmir
“While we need a journalism that interprets at the same time it is important to see that impartiality is the only saving tool,” wrote in his published in on June 9, 2018. Five days later, he was murdered outside his office.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 13
Unidentified assailants fired at journalist Gauri Lankesh outside her home in , , on September 5, 2017. Lankesh published and edited a Kannada-language weekly covering communal violence and the caste system.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 21
What is the loss to society when journalists are killed or go missing? The compels us to consider what we lose when we allow journalists to be killed with impunity. CPJ’s discusses the dangers journalists face today.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 14
Replying to @LaJornada
Journalist Miroslava Breach Velducea of was murdered in Chihuahua, Mexico, on March 23, 2017. An unknown assailant shot Breach 8 times as she was leaving home in her car, with one of her three children. Her was published on March 14.
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Natalie Sikorski Mar 13
NPR photographer David Gilkey died on June 5, 2016, from severe burns when the convoy he was in came under attack in province, .
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 22
“No story is worth dying for. There might be stories worth risking your life for, [but] those are completely different things.” shares what we owe journalists whose lives have been taken. Their legacy is now in our hands. Read The :
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 27
., activist, blogger, and wife of shares the importance of journalists who speak up under political pressure. The forces us to reckon with what happens when journalists’ voices are silenced. Their legacy is now in our hands
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 13
Replying to @pressfreedom
The by Mexican journalist Javier Valdez Cárdenas was published on May 15, 2017: the day of his murder. Valdez was a 2011 CPJ International Press Freedom Award () recipient.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 13
Replying to @pressfreedom
Award-winning British photographer Tim Hetherington died in an explosion in Misurata, , on April 20, 2011. He was 40. These are some of Tim's photographs:
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 26
“There is no substitute for ground truth,” says . She emphasizes the impact of losing journalists in the service of news gathering. The honors the journalists we have lost in service to the truth.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 19
.’s discusses the life-or-death situations conflict journalists face in the field. The honors the stories of journalists killed while reporting. Their legacy is now in our hands.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 20
The encourages us to consider the human cost of journalism. , mother of , discusses the power of journalists sharing the truth with the world. Their legacy is now in our hands.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 13
Replying to @pressfreedom
Syed Saleem Shahzad, 40, vanished on May 29, 2011, after writing about alleged links between Al-Qaeda and the Pakistani Navy. His body was found on May 31, in a canal near Mandi Bahauddin town, about 75 miles south of the capital, Islamabad.
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Committee to Protect Journalists Mar 18
Photojournalist , who spent his career documenting conflict and post conflict areas characterizes the risks journalists take to tell a story. Read The for works by journalists who were killed in pursuit of their stories.
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