- Bitter reversal: Myanmar military coup wipes out press freedom gains
- Murders of journalists more than double worldwide
- Record number of journalists jailed worldwide
- Getting Away with Murder
- Covering police violence protests in the US
- Amid COVID-19, the prognosis for press freedom is dim. Here are 10 symptoms to track
- The Trump Administration and the Media
- About: The Trump Administration and the Media
- Trust deficit: About This Report
Reporter Without Borders
- Landmark public inquiry report finds Maltese state must “shoulder responsibility” for the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia
- RSF launches a resource platform on journalism safety
- Reporters attacked while covering Covid pass protests in four EU countries
- RSF calls for the release of a Sudanese journalist jailed in Saudi Arabia
- Belarus: UN experts will examine the arbitrary detention of journalist Raman Pratasevich
- The story of how press freedom was crushed in six months in Myanmar
- Bolsonaro family vents more anger than ever on Brazil’s media
- Court’s decision to uphold conviction deals “unprecedented setback” to press freedom in Benin
OPC Calls for China to Restore Three Wall Street Journal Visas
The Overseas Press Club calls on the Chinese Foreign Ministry to reinstate the visas of three Wall Street Journal reporters who have been ordered to leave China in retaliation for what authorities deemed a racist headline in a Journal opinion piece.
The three correspondents are Deputy Bureau Chief Josh Chin and reporter Chao Deng (both U.S. citizens) and reporter Philip Wen, an Australian national. All have been ordered to leave the country within five days.
The opinion column, which was published independent of the WSJ newsroom, referred to China as “The Sick Man of Asia” and it comes on the heels of a U.S. decision one day earlier designating five major Chinese media outlets as government entities. U.S. officials are increasingly concerned that Chinese journalists are being used to do government work, according to the Journal.
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China condemned the action against the WSJ correspondents as “an extreme and obvious attempt by the Chinese authorities to intimidate foreign news organizations.”
This marks the first outright expulsion of foreign correspondents since 1998, though nine journalists, including some from The New York Times, have been expelled through non-renewal of press credentials.
“Many of those evicted from China are fair and talented journalists who worked hard to bring unbiased, informative reports to their audiences and understand China,” said the FMCC.