The Egyptian parliament approved in a final reading a bill that would allow authorities to monitor social media users with the aim of combatting "fake news."
Media watchdog Reporters without Borders expressed alarm on Wednesday about India, with seven journalists killed in the past 18 months.
Russia's state media regulator Roskomnadzor on Friday accused television channel France 24 of violating Russian media laws, after Paris issued a warning to the French arm of Moscow's…
Five people were killed on Thursday in a shooting at the building that houses the Capital Gazette, a daily newspaper published in Annapolis, Maryland.
Ukrainian authorities have come under fire for the faked death of Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who was announced shot dead in a contract-style killing, only to reappear at a news…
The countries that have re-emerged from Yugoslavia are struggling to liberate themselves from repressive practices of the past. As time goes on, press freedom is only on the decline.
Reporters gasped and applauded as journalist Arkady Babchenko appeared alive and well at a press conference in Kiev, less than 24 hours after authorities said he had died from three…
Dear journalists, you are walking on the tightrope, and the reputation of the institution of journalism is in your hands. Even though arrows are being shot at you from every side, you can’t…
Afghanistan's slain journalists were remembered on World Press Freedom Day on Thursday, days after the deadliest attack on the country's media since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.
Ten journalists were among dozens killed in multiple attacks across Afghanistan on Monday, in the deadliest day for the country's media since 2001. Two suicide blasts in Kabul killed 25…
A Myanmar police officer who told a court his colleagues had tried to "entrap" two Reuters journalists has been handed a prison term.
The family of a Myanmar policeman who testified in court that two Reuters reporters had been set up was evicted from their police housing a day after his evidence, his wife said.
A Myanmar police chief ordered officers to set up a Reuters reporter by handing over sensitive documents to him in a sting operation that also ensnared his colleague.
A Russian journalist who wrote on Moscow's "shadow army" in Syria has died after falling from the balcony of his fifth-floor flat, but investigators said on Monday that his death was not…
Reporters Without Borders on Saturday accused the Israeli army of the "deliberate shooting" of journalists in Gaza after a week of bloodshed by the border.
Malaysia's government Monday pushed a law through parliament that makes "fake news" punishable by a maximum six-year jail term despite an outcry from critics.
Singapore activists criticized on Monday a parliamentary committee which is examining possible legislation to combat "fake news."
An Azerbaijani claiming to be an exiled journalist in France was seriously wounded and his wife was killed on Friday in a gun attack near the southern city of Toulouse.