The Big Picture

The Press and its New Enemies

A free press is a hallmark of democratic government. Little wonder, then, that as challenges to democracy have multiplied around the world, so have the obstacles that journalists must confront.

Men with tape on their faces take part in a march called by Kenyan journalists SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images
People protest against Rafael Correa government Patricio Realpe/LatinContent/Getty Images
People hold pictures of jailed journalists in Turkey OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images

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