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Freedom of the press

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View Resource Attacks on The Press in 1998

This annual report of the CPJ documents worldwide physical and political abuses of journalists. The report provides information on journalists murdered or imprisoned; the ten worst offending political leaders; special reports on the treatment of the press in Nigeria, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Algeria, and the Republics of the former Soviet Union; previous annual reports; an annotated listing...

https://cpj.org/attacks98/frameset.html
View Resource free! The Freedom Forum Online

The Freedom Forum, "a nonpartisan, international foundation dedicated to free press, free speech and free spirit for all people," offers this fine resource for current news related to free speech, free expression, and journalism. The stories are grouped by subject (First Amendment, Free Press, Technology, Professional Journalism, etc.), with the top stories in each section featured on the main...

http://www.newseuminstitute.org/freedom-forum/
View Resource He who destroyes a good Booke, kills reason it selfe

In 1955, the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas presented an exhibition compiled by librarian Robert Vosper on intellectual freedom and the banning of books. Demand for the exhibition catalog was so great that it was reprinted until over 20,000 copies had been distributed. Alexandra Mason and Richard Clement issued this electronic edition of the catalog to "continue the...

http://liblamp.vm.ku.edu/spencer/exhibits/bannedbooks/banned...
View Resource IFEX: International Freedom of Expression Exchange

The International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) is a cooperative organization consisting of more than 40 freedom of expression groups worldwide. The IFEX Clearing House Website, managed jointly by the Norwegian Forum for Freedom of Expression (NFFE) and the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), provides "accurate and up-to-date information on freedom of expression issues and...

https://ifex.org//
View Resource Freedom House: Press Freedom Survey 2000

Published by Freedom House, a non-partisan advocacy organization for democracy and human rights worldwide founded by Eleanor Roosevelt, Wendell Willkie, and others, the 2000 edition of the Press Freedom Survey offers a "country-by-country worldwide assessment of press freedom." This year's study, which examines freedom of the press in 186 countries, pays special attention to government...

https://freedomhouse.org/
View Resource Attacks on the Press in 2000

This recently published survey reports on the harassment, imprisonment, and death of journalists worldwide. The report is comprised of regional overviews, country summaries, and individual documented cases. There are also special sections on journalists murdered or imprisoned in the last year, the International Press Freedom Awards of 2000 (given to courageous journalists), and a press release, as...

https://cpj.org/2001/03/attacks-on-the-press-2000-overview-b...
View Resource Attacks on the Press in 2001

Released by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization established to "monitor abuses against the press and promote press freedom around the world," Attacks on the Press 2001 documents the deaths, imprisonment, and abuses of journalists around the world within the past year. Prefaced by CPJ board member Anne Garrels with an introduction by CPJ's executive...

https://cpj.org/2002/03/attacks-on-the-press-2001-table-of-c...
View Resource Freedom: A History of US

Collaborating with WNET New York, PBS has created this Web site as the online analogue to the 16-part television series. Based on the books by Joy Hakim, the series (and the Web site) are dedicated to exploring the theme of freedom throughout the history of the United States, noting that "Freedom is what has drawn to America countless human beings from around the world; it is what generations of...

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/historyofus/
View Resource Cross-National Indicators Of Liberal Democracy, 1950-1990

In February 1999 the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan added this study to its archive. Cross-National Indicators Of Liberal Democracy, 1950-1990, is an international collection of political, social, and economic measures, containing more than 800 variables, for most of the world's independent countries. Topics covered by the study...

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/DSDR/studies/2532
View Resource Reporters Without Borders Screenshot

For educators designing lesson plans on journalism, the Reporters Without Borders site can offer insights into the lives of journalists working around the world. Readers may browse the site according to region, including information on Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe/Ex-USSR, and Middle East/North Africa. Selecting any of these tabs triggers a drop down menu of respective countries. Selecting any...

https://rsf.org/en
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