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Stories with subject: Freedom of the press
  • Indian media say paramilitary force is curtailing freedom 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 7:56 am

    GAUHATI, India - Indian media and a rights group accused a paramilitary force on Wednesday of attempting to curtail press freedom by asking newspapers in an insurgency-hit northeastern state to stop publishing statements from a banned rebel group.

  • Vatican court rejects journalist's bid to drop leaks charges story has photos
    Updated: Nov-24-15 11:02 am

    VATICAN CITY - A Vatican tribunal on Tuesday rejected a journalist's request to dismiss charges against him for publishing confidential documents as a trial opened in the Holy See's latest leaks scandal.

  • Correction: Free Speech-College Presidents story has photos
    Updated: Nov-23-15 11:06 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - In a story Nov. 22 about debates over free speech on college campuses, The Associated Press erroneously reported how Williams College President Adam Falk described students' background. He said Williams students come from a media environment that doesn't foster "conversation" across disagreements, not "conservation."

  • Ronald Koven, media freedom advocate, dies at 80 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 7:08 pm

    PARIS - Ronald Koven, who fought for journalists' rights in the former Soviet bloc and around the world for the World Press Freedom Committee after a rich journalism career, has died. He was 80 years old.

  • Zimbabwean journalists arrested for elephant poaching report 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 1:01 pm

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Three journalists from a state-run weekly newspaper in Zimbabwe will be charged with slander for a front-page story that implicated an unnamed top police officer and other officials in fatal cyanide poisonings of more than 60 elephants by poachers, police said Tuesday.