To All MSM Journalists: If You Don’t Use It You Lose It!

There are no public interest or free speech exemptions. Criminalisation of disclosure would apply to journalists working for commercial media organisations or wherever the leak was considered harmful to the “economic interests” of any TPP country. Here a nice little snippet from the newly leaked Snowden papers. You think what happened to Nicky Hager (Now […]

More online journalists than print journalists behind bars

And let’s not forget the US In a reflection of the digital age, more online journalists are jailed around the world than journalists from any other medium, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reported on Thursday. The New York-based media watchdog group, in its annual census of imprisoned journalists, said that as of December 1, […]

From triumph to torture

John Pilger Two weeks ago, I presented a young Palestinian, Mohammed Omer, with the 2008 Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism. Awarded in memory of the great US war correspondent, the prize goes to journalists who expose establishment propaganda, or “official drivel”, as Gellhorn called it. Mohammed shares the prize of £5,000 with Dahr Jamail. At […]