The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is reportedly "extremely concerned" by four neighboring countries' demand that Qatar shut down the television news network.
A federal grand jury indicts Aaron Cantú, who was covering the protests in Washington, D.C., as an independent journalist.
The president's petty attacks on the media are deeply worrisome to Americans sensitive to the danger of a spiral into authoritarian rule.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks with the USC journalism professor, pictured, about opposition to the new Trump administration and the role of the media in these troubling times.
Trump isn’t even president yet, but he’s already eroding our democracy. Donald Trump isn’t even president yet, but he’s already eroding our democracy.
Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, analyzes the president-elect's troubling attitude toward the media.
Historically, tyrants have tried to control the press using four techniques that, worryingly, Donald Trump is already using.
Attempts to criminalize and humiliate nonviolent land and water defenders -- and to arrest journalists -- should not pave the way for the Dakota Access pipeline. Attempts to criminalize and humiliate nonviolent land and water defenders—and to arrest journalists—should not pave the way for the Dakota Access pipeline.
North Dakota has dismissed riot charges issued after the Democracy Now! host reported on security guards assaulting nonviolent Dakota Access pipeline protesters in September. By filing the charges in the first place, "the state's attorney was attempting to stop journalism," Goodman said.
Truthdig's editor in chief talks to "Nowman Show" host Dan Niswander about how Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning were hung out to dry even as the publications that profited from their stories were protected.