Resources

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Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide. We defend the right of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal.

Human Rights Watch Article on the Decline of International Reporting
“These are tough times for foreign correspondents. A combination of rapid technological change and economic recession has caused deep cuts in the budget for foreign reporting at many Western news organizations.”

Overseas Press Club
The Overseas Press Club of America is the nation’s oldest and largest association of journalists engaged in international news. The club’s mission is to uphold the highest standards in news reporting, advance press freedom and promote good fellowship among colleagues. It also aims to help educate new generation of journalists and to contribute to the freedom and independence of the press throughout the world.

Retreating From the World – American Journalism Review
In the face of heightened globalization and with the U.S. engaged in two wars, many mainstream news organizations have turned their backs on foreign news. Newspapers and television networks alike provide much less of it. Many outlets have shuttered overseas bureaus. But a handful of promising startups offer some hope for the future.

Shrinking Foreign Coverage – American Journalism Review
Over the past quarter-century, foreign news in dailies examined by AJR fell by 53 percent.

State of the American Newspaper: Goodbye, World – American Journalism Review
Foreign news is disappearing from many of America’s newspapers. A legendary war correspondent visited newsrooms across the country and found out why: It has been completely overwhelmed by local news.