Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: journalists

Where did the tradition of journalists speaking truth to power go?

Requiem for a (sort of) free press in the U.S

Faulty intelligence? The curious case of the murdered journalist who wasn’t

There is no question that journalists in Russia (and, for that matter, Ukraine) are under threat.

EPA guard shoves reporter, multiple news outlets blocked from water pollution...

"Scott Pruitt is more worried about journalists than poisoning millions of Americans."

Emilio Gutierrez Soto and the fight to protect journalists

Democracy depends on a vigorous free press, and it is up to all of us to demand it, and to defend it.

The paper company threatening ancient boreal forests – and activists and...

Resolute Forest Products provides the paper for the nation’s biggest newspapers and publishers. So it’s up to independent media to speak out.

I am an enemy of the people

If Trump cracks down on journalists, there might be less uproar than you'd think.

Egyptian Government Arrests Three Journalists in Three Days

Earlier this month, the Committee to Protect Journalists accused the Egyptian government of holding record numbers of journalists behind bars this year. Now the CPJ is demanding Egyptian authorities immediately release three journalists who were recently arrested.

Three Journalists Murdered within Two Weeks

"The murder of three journalists in two weeks shows how the lack of progress in ending impunity has emboldened those bent on silencing the press in the Philippines." Will their killers be brought to justice?

Suffocating dissent: Gagging the Media in Ethiopia

The Anti–Terrorism Proclamation is known to punish so-called "troublesome journalists" who might criticize the government or publish articles featuring opposition. The brutal gang ruling is no worse than in Ethiopia.

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.