Threats to Press

The right to free and open access to news and information should be universal, but threats to a free press persist. Journalists reporting for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) networks face risks every day as they report on regions in conflict or transition.

BBG journalists and contributors currently imprisoned:

Read CEO John Lansing’s statement demanding the release of these journalists.

See how BBG’s networks are making a difference in the lives of audiences in the “Worst of the Worst” countries.

You can learn more about  threats to our journalists in the timeline below: