Middle East Broadcasting Network

After Khashoggi, a temperature test for Mideast journalism

In a two-part series, al Hurra's “Word of Truth” explores the threats to free expression and independent reporting in the Mideast, where journalists face death threats and intimidation from social media's ‘Electronic Flies.’

The U.S. Agency for Global Media

The USAGM oversees five U.S. government-funded civilian news agencies in its mission to inform, engage and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. The combined weekly audience exceeds 278 million.

About the project

'The Fight for Press Freedom' highlights coverage of journalists, news media and the global environment for press freedom as reported by USAGM sister news organizations. It is a joint initiative of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Voice of America, Radio Free Asia and the Office of Cuba Broadcasting. Send tips or comments to info@usagm.gov.

Middle East Broadcasting Network

Middle East Broadcasting Networks is the non-profit news organization that operates Alhurra Television, Radio Sawa and MBN Digital reaching audiences in 22 countries across the Middle East and North Africa.