Resources for Press Freedom

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UN Security Council Addresses Journalists' Safety

On July 17th, the United Nations held an open debate on the issue of safety of journalists, focusing on protection for those targeted in conflict zones, and impunity for perpetrators. One week later, journalists, technologists and government officials gathered for TechCamp NYC in an effort to figure out ways in which technology can help make the practice of journalism safer.

Iraqi Journalists Share Stories of Violence

On July 19, the Dart Center hosted a group of ten Iraqi journalists at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism as part of an international visitor program through the U.S. State Department, which gathers journalists from post-conflict nations and emerging democracies and brings them to U.S. for discussions with news organizations about press freedom.

Reporting War: Lessons From Iraq

At Berkeley's conference on The Media at War, speakers raised tough questions about press freedom and independence, about the relationship between media and military, and about the ethics of presenting, or withholding, graphic and disturbing details to mainstream audiences.