Entries by Juliette S. Rocheleau

Advocates Discuss Rising Threats to Press Freedom

BALTIMORE, Md. – Days before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 and is now feared to be the victim of a Saudi-sponsored murder, press freedom and journalists’ safety advocates said assessing risks in an increasingly dangerous environment for journalists is crucial to their safety. “We want you […]

Two Reuters journalists awarded the 2017 James Foley Medill Medal for Courage

This announcement was originally published on Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, Integrated Marketing Communications, Media site here. Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are the recipients of the 2017 James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism. The Burmese journalists have been held by Myanmar officials since December 12, 2017, pending a hearing on whether […]