Journalists Face Threat and Injustice Worldwide. These 10 Cases Are the Most Urgent

Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power. Unfortunately, the pursuit of this critical mission puts some reporters in peril. To highlight the dangers some members of the press endure, Fortune is part of the One Free Press Coalition, an organization of more than a dozen leading news organizations–including the Associated Press, Reuters, Financial […]

10 Journalists Under Threat for Doing Their Jobs

Each year, dozens of reporters die in an attempt to speak truth to power. That’s why Fortune last month joined the One Free Press Coalition, an organization of more than a dozen leading news organizations–including the Associated Press, Reuters, Financial Times, Forbes, and Time–who vow to use their collective audience to stand up for journalists […]

Julian Assange’s Fate Has Nothing to Do With Press Freedom

The Ecuadorian embassy in London has finally given Julian Assange the boot. After seven years providing sanctuary to the co-creator of WikiLeaks, the notorious secret-leaking website, the government of Ecuador–and its tortured embassy staffers–gave him up. They allowed British police to remove Assange, forcibly, on Thursday morning. Now, in the custody of the UK, the […]

Julain Assange’s Fate Has Nothing to Do With Press Freedom

The Ecuadorian embassy in London has finally given Julian Assange the boot. After seven years providing sanctuary to the co-creator of WikiLeaks, the notorious secret-leaking website, the government of Ecuador–and its tortured embassy staffers–gave him up. They allowed British police to remove Assange, forcibly, on Thursday morning. Now, in the custody of the UK, the […]

They Bear Witness. They Report. They’re Threatened, Jailed, or Worse.

It’s a journalist’s job to bear witness, even when doing so is dangerous business. And it is indeed: The number of journalists targeted for murder in reprisal for their reporting nearly doubled last year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, to 34. Since 1992, more than 1,300 journalists have been killed in connection to […]