Reporters Without Borders

Canada Drops Out Of Top 20 Countries With Freest Press

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2017 | Canada Business

"We have reached the age of post-truth, propaganda and suppression of freedoms — especially in democracies."

Vice Media's Fight Against RCMP Intensifies

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2016 | Canada Business

Court filings from a coalition of media organizations argue journalists should not be force to act as a de facto "investigative arm of the police."

Harper Era Was 'Dark Age' For Press Freedom, Watchdog Says

AP/HuffPost Canada | The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada Business

Canada drops 10 spots on press freedom index.

Stop Muzzling the Press in East Africa

Adam Bemma | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada
Adam Bemma

In Kenya, following the terrorist attack on Westgate Mall last September, parliamentarians passed two harsh media laws known as the Kenya Information and Communication Act, or KICA, and the Media Council Bill of 2013. Both pieces of legislation, labeled as "draconian" by journalists, were signed by President Kenyatta last December.

Canada Plummets On Index Of Press Freedom

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Business

Canada has dropped ten spots on Reporters Without Borders’ annual press freedom index on concerns about government access-to-information policies an...

Watching the Watchdog: Inside a War Correspondent's Head

Tim Knight | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

In this edition of One On One, Mansbridge does a competent job debriefing the distinguished CBC foreign correspondent Susan Ormiston, back in London after her latest foreign assignment. So why do journalists like Susan Ormiston volunteer to go to all these places where people kill each other, and too often kill journalists who might as well have targets painted on their flak jackets?

Canada's Press Freedom: Better than Iran's but Worse than Finland's

Peter Worthington | Posted 04.10.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

To the surprise of some, Canada is 10th on the scale of press freedom in the world, as determined by Reporters Without Borders (RWB). A lot of Canadians would probably expect us to be number one, but that's only because journalists here aren't often assassinated, arrested, or beaten up by government thugs.