A White House intern reaches for and tries to take away the microphone held by CNN correspondent Jim Acosta as he questions US president Donald Trump during a news conference at the White House on Wednesday. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The Trump administration has doubled down on its decision to ban CNN correspondent Jim Acosta from the White House, after a tense interaction with US (...)

US president Donald Trump talks to reporters about journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance prior to boarding Air Force One in Maryland. Photograph:  Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has said it “certainly looks” as if Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and pledged “severe” consequences if Saudi roy(...)

 Relatives of Indian journalist Sandeep Sharma grieving on March 26th  after he was fatally hit  by a speeding truck in Bhind in Madhya Pradesh state, India. Photograph: Getty Images

The Editors Guild of India has demanded strict action in investigating the deaths of three journalists in what their families and human rights activis(...)

Jon Williams, RTÉ’s news and current affairs MD and board member of the Committee to Protect Journalists: “Very few of the murders of journalists ever result in people being brought to justice.” Photograph: RTÉ

When Meryl Streep stood up at the Golden Globes last year and invited Hollywood to join her in supporting the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) –(...)

The Great Siege monument in Valletta, Malta, was turned into a shrine for journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after she was killed by a car bomb last October. Photograph: Matthew Mirabelli/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump is many things, a lot of them bad, but he’s not among the world’s foremost oppressors of the media, as the Committee to Protect Journalis(...)

US president Donald Trump: “The fake media tried to stop us from going to the White House. But I’m president, and they’re not.” Photograph: Olivier Douliery/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump was on Sunday accused of encouraging his supporters to attack journalists, after he tweeted a video of himself at a pro-wres(...)

Turkish daily Cumhuriyet’s editor-in-chief Can Dundar and Ankara editor Erdem Gul (right) arrive at the Istanbul court. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

A Turkish court took the trial of two prominent journalists charged with espionage behind closed doors yesterday and accepted President Tayyip Erdogan(...)

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the Women’s Forum in the Burmese capital Naypyidaw. Photograph: Jennifer Duggan

Snarling, beeping traffic jams are something new in Yangon. They are a headache for the city’s commuters but are also a sign of Burma’s progress. S(...)

Mike O’Connor, who has died aged 67, was a longtime foreign correspondent who was most recently Mexico representative for the Committee to Protect Jou(...)

Cairo University students supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and deposed president Mohamed Mursi shout slogans at the university’s campus. Photograph: Reuters

Egypt’s security forces have detained a team of journalists working for al-Jazeera English, arresting three men in a dusk raid on an office and appreh(...)