Why 2016 Set Records for Imprisoning Journalists. The Latest NYC Sites Named Landmarks.

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Flanked by journalists, the main opposition Republican People's Party lawmaker Mahmut Tanal holds a copy of the latest Cumhuriyet newspaper outside its Istanbul headquarters.

Courtney Radsch, advocacy director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), explains why the number of imprisoned journalists has hit a record high, with at least 259 journalists jailed in 2016. The Poetry Project is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a New Year’s Day Marathon Reading, featuring poets and other artists from throughout its history, plus new and emerging poets. Journalist and author Jade Chang on her debut novel, The Wangs vs. the WorldBarbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel returns to discuss the recently designated NYC landmarks and new historic districts.