Press freedom resources

Organizations that promote freedom of the press

Freedom House
Committee to Protect Journalists
Number of journalists killed since 1982
Reporters without Borders

Press Freedom Index – 2011-12
Report on press freedom in the United States
Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas
Google map showing threats to journalists in Mexico
Society of Professional Journalists
Free Food Fest at Flagler College
Human Rights Watch
Press freedom


In the news:

  • Hector Maseda – dissident journalist in Cuba released from prison against his wishes. His wife, Laura Pollan, leads Las Damas de Blanco, a group that was founded by wives, sisters, daughters and other relatives of jailed dissidents, journalists and others.

Yoani Sanchez

  • Yoani Sanchez – Government blocked her website in Cuba after she rose to fame. Authorities unblocked her blog in February 2011.
  • Carmen Aristegui – Mexico – fired after asking Mexican President Felipe Calderon if he had a drinking problem. Rehired in February 2011.

YouTube videos

Movie trailers
Year of Living Dangerously
Killing Fields

Journalists’ websites

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