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100+ AP Staffers Condemn News Agency for 'Sacrifice' of Emily Wilder After Right-Wing Smear Campaign

Wilder's firing has left AP employees "wondering how we treat our own, what culture we embrace and what values we truly espouse as a company."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


The Pratasevich Case Is an Urgent Reminder That Europe Fails to Protect Exiles

The operation to detain Raman Pratasevich is a call to action to protect journalists, dissidents and people seeking protection in Europe—at all costs.

Thomas Rowley ·


'State Treachery to the Extreme': Belarus Accused of Inventing Airplane Bomb Threat to Arrest Dissident Journalist

"While it sounds like an extraordinary Hollywood plot, it's not," said Amnesty International. "The reality of this apparent act of air piracy is chilling."

Jon Queally, staff writer ·


Dramatic Arrest of Journalist by Belarus Highlights US Targeting of Snowden in 2013

"Downing aircraft to pursue the arrest of dissidents has always been outrageous," the NSA whistleblower said Monday.

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·


AP Firing Shows Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Illusion of 'Objectivity'

"Beyond the censorious power of the right, there's something else in corporate journalism's culture to blame here, and that is its obsession with 'objectivity'."

Ari Paul ·


Conservative Jewish Journalists Use False Claims of Censorship to Try to Silence Critics

The fact is that while the Jewish right claims they are being silenced or vilified in the media by the left, the Jewish right and its allies have levied harsh criticism toward liberal Jews and have in some cases attempted to deplatform them.

Ari Paul ·


'Solidarity With Emily Wilder': Outrage After AP Fires Staffer Targeted by Anti-Palestinian Rights Group

"This is clearly a case of selective enforcement" of the Associated Press's social media policy, Emily Wilder said after her dismissal.

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


'Terrible News': Tribune Shareholders Approve $633 Million Sale to Vulture Fund Alden Global

A union leader had urged the newspaper company's second-largest shareholder to vote "no," warning that "Alden ownership would be a disaster for Chicago, democracy, and society at large."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Why Israel Blows Up Media Offices and Targets Journalists

The Israeli government is now exerting deadly force on a large scale to underscore an assertion of impunity—in effect, wielding power to subjugate Palestinian people with methodical disregard for their basic human rights.

Norman Solomon ·


Media Coverage of Israel/Palestine Presents False Equivalency Between Occupied and Occupier

The fatal flaw in the "both sides" narrative is that only the Israeli side has ethnically cleansed and turned millions on the Palestinians' side into refugees by preventing them from exercising their right to return to their homes.

Gregory Shupak ·