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Committee to Protect Journalists

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1981 by foreign correspondents, to "promote press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal."

Official Website:
http://www.cpj.org/

Location:
New York City

Founding Date:
1981

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Christiane Amanpour
Journalist
12-Jan-1958   Host of ABC's This Week
Tom Brokaw
Journalist
6-Feb-1940   Former anchor, NBC Nightly News
Walter Cronkite
Journalist
4-Nov-1916 17-Jul-2009 America's most trusted newscaster
Anne Garrels
Journalist
2-Jul-1951   NPR senior foreign correspondent
Charlayne Hunter-Gault
TV Personality
27-Feb-1942   NPR, NewsHour reporter
Alberto Ibargüen
Publisher
c. 1944   President of the Knight Foundation
Gwen Ifill
Journalist
29-Sep-1955   Washington Week, Lehrer News Hour
David Laventhol
Publisher
1933   President of Times Mirror, 1987-93
Anthony Lewis
Journalist
27-Mar-1927   Gideon's Trumpet
Lara Logan
Journalist
29-Mar-1971   60 Minutes II
Doyle McManus
Journalist
c. 1952   LA Times Washington bureau chief
Goenawan Mohammad
Journalist
29-Jul-1941   Muckraking Indonesian journalist
Victor Navasky
Publisher
5-Jul-1932   Publisher of The Nation
Burl Osborne
Publisher
25-Jun-1937 15-Aug-2012 Dallas Morning News
Charles L. Overby
Journalist
c. 1946   CEO of Freedom Forum, Newseum
Clarence Page
Columnist
2-Jun-1947   Newspaper columnist, talking head
Norman Pearlstine
Journalist
4-Oct-1942   Former Time Inc. Editor in Chief
Dan Rather
Journalist
31-Oct-1931   Former CBS Anchorman
Diane Sawyer
Journalist
22-Dec-1945   Good Morning America
John Seigenthaler
Editor
27-Jul-1927   Tennessean editor, RFK aide
Peter Thiel
Business
11-Oct-1967   Co-Founder of PayPal
Brian Williams
Journalist
5-May-1959   Tom Brokaw's successor at NBC News


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