In Mexico, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, we can see the inevitable result of the government's demonisation of the press.
While recent police raids of media companies have been shocking, experts say they have been a long time coming.
Complaining about police raids on media outlets will achieve nothing. Australia needs a structural mechanism to curb governments and protect citizens and institutions from them.
Crikey readers discuss the AFP's press raids and the future of the Greens.
Good morning, early birds. Four people have been killed in a shooting in Darwin's CBD, and media bodies condemn the police raid of editor Annika Smethurst's home. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
On World Press Freedom Day, Julian Assange sits in "Britain’s Guantanamo Bay" not knowing whether he will face extradition to the US.
Crikey speaks to veteran Filipino journalist and activist Inday Espina-Varona about Maria Ressa, Rappler, and the increasing dangers of reporting the news.
The Australian government continues to do and say nothing on Assange, but this is just one of many ongoing attacks on press freedom.
Charges laid against independent news site Rappler are just the latest step in Rodrigo Duterte's push to crush press freedom in the Philippines.
Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova has been murdered, while Turkish authorities investigate the disappearance of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi.