The Committee to Protect Journalists shines light on journalists' safety, the Los Angeles Times reports on censorship in China and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.
Breaking the cycle of impunity in the killing of journalists
The lack of justice in hundreds of murders of journalists around the world is one of the greatest threats to press freedom today. While international attention to the issue has grown over the past decade, there has been little progress in bringing down rates of impunity. The report is available in Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. (Committee to Protect Journalists, 10/28)
In Xinjiang, China, journalists work in the shadow of censorship
Uplifting propaganda posters touting President Xi Jinping's "China Dream" catchphrase are plastered across many cities in China these days. But throughout the country's westernmost province, an unrelenting series of billboards, red banners and spray-painted signs suggests menace lurking everywhere. (L.A. Times, 10/26)
"Surveillance Self-Defense" is a how-to guide for every level of online privacy
Whether you're a journalism student wanting to learn security tips not taught in college classrooms, or a pro at keeping communications secure, the Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to make your activities online even safer from prying eyes. (ReadWrite, 10/24)
Website publishes lists of Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’ articles
A new website aims to create an archive of articles that have been deleted from Google, following controversial new privacy laws. (Metro, 10/26)
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