Alexandra EllerbeckCPJ Americas Research Associate

February 17, 2017

Journalists covering Standing Rock face charges as police arrest protesters

For months, environmental protesters have clashed with police and private security companies over plans for the Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.7 billion project that opponents […]
February 3, 2017

Surveillance of journalists and court orders puts Canada's press freedom at risk

On February 6, VICE News reporter Ben Makuch is due to appear in court to appeal an order requesting that he hand over details of […]
January 20, 2017

Transition to Trump: When a president-elect tweets, the trolls take aim

Photos of gas chambers, profile pictures doctored on to images of Holocaust victims, death threats: these are just some of the disturbing and vitriolic content […]
January 18, 2017

Transition to Trump: Reporters must be allowed to protect their sources

In his first press conference since being elected, Donald Trump berated U.S. intelligence agencies for allowing classified documents to be leaked, saying it was something […]