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3 hrs ago | CBS News

Rebels parade through Ukraine city amid tentative cease-fire

Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions. On Sunday, following a cease-fire agreement signed Sept.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Germany, Vladimir Putin

7 hrs ago | Swissinfo

Justice minister calls for 30% boardroom quota for women

Note that you can only reproduce articles signed "[journalist]," If you wish to use more articles per week, please feel free to contact us Justice minister calls for 30% boardroom quota for women 14.13.2014 The proportion of women on the board of directors of top Swiss companies is 11.6%, below the EU average of 15.6%. Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga wants to set a legal minimum of 30% for all publicly listed firms.


12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Video purports to show British aid worker slain

Islamic State militants late Saturday released a video showing the execution of British aid worker David Haines in the same grisly manner as the murder of two American journalists in recent weeks, along with a threat to kill another Briton. The video, titled "A Message to Allies of America," appears to show Haines clad in an orange jump-suit kneeling beside a man who speaks in the same London-accented English as the apparent executioner in two previous videos.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

16 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

NHIA denies staff assault on journalist

The National Health Insurance Authority says manager of its district office in Ablekuma in the Greater Accra Region did not assault any staff of Adom FM as is being widely reported and that the assault may have been carried out by a member of the public. The Authority said its own preliminary investigations reveal that none of its staff was in an African wear on that day contrary to what has been given out by the victim.


19 hrs ago | MindaNews


As of 10 a.m. Sunday, September 14, at least 14 passengers rescued from MV Maharlika ferry which sank off Pintuyan in Southern Leyte on Saturday evening are confined at the Caraga Regional Hospital in Surigao City. The ferry left Lipata Port in Surigao City at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, for Liloan in Southern Leyte, supposedly a four-hour travel.


Sat Sep 13, 2014

White House Reacts to Death ofBritish Journalist David Haines

The White House published a statement reacting to the decapitation of British Journalist David Haines at the hands of ISIS Saturday night: "The United States strongly condemns the barbaric murder of UK citizen David Haines by the terrorist group ISIL. Our hearts go out to the family of Mr. Haines and to the people of the United Kingdom.


South China Morning Post

Italian journalist Antonio Papaleo reveals amazing story of how he helped bust money-laundering ring

Last week, Slovakian businessman and Discovery Bay resident Juraj Jariabka was jailed for four years for his part in a money-laundering plot. However, the key witness whose evidence put him away, Italian freelance journalist Antonio Papaleo, is still receiving death threats for his efforts.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Slovakia,

The Daily Caller

Nuclear Plant: We Could Have Shot Daily Caller Reporters If They Got Closer To Reactor

Officials at a nuclear power plant outside Washington D.C. say journalists from The Daily Caller could have been shot and killed had they gotten closer to the reactors during a recent investigative trip to the site. To demonstrate that the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant is secure, site vice president George Gellrich told a local paper in Maryland that "lethal force could have been used" if "the reporters had approached a fence or tried to enter the protected area."


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, US News, Conservative Political News


VIDEO: Ian Paisley dies: Journalists' reaction

Two journalists in Ballymena, County Antrim, Ian Paisley's home town, have been giving their reaction to the death of the former DUP leader. Ballymena Guardian editor Jim Flanagan called Mr Paisley a charismatic politician, saying that while people have their differences with him, he was into the business of reconciliation.


Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, World News, United Kingdom


Digital First May Sell Newspapers

Yet another big publisher may be exiting the newspaper business, as Digital First Media considers selling some or all of its assets, according to a report in the The Denver Post , which is controlled by Digital First. Digital First CEO John Paton said that the company had retained UBS Securities to help "evaluate and consider strategic alternatives" for a sale.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, MediaNews Group

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Armed men attack journalist in Brazzaville, Congo

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in the Congo to apprehend the perpetrators of an attack on Wednesday against a journalist in his home in Brazzaville. Elie Smith was threatened and held at gunpoint by unidentified men who he said also attacked his sister, according to news reports.


Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa,

The New York Observer

Media Mix: Is 'Glance Journalism' the Future?

If wearables really become a thing, journalism will probably have to adapt. Does that mean that "glance journalism" is the future? Maybe, but it sounds terrifying.


Government Executive

Pics or It Didn't Happen: The New Crisis of Connected Cameras

In days or weeks, when the United States again drops bombs on the Islamic State, it will commence its first war shaped and driven by networked photography - the twinned phenomena of ubiquitous, Internet-connected cameras to take pictures and screens to view them. The gruesome video of ISIS militants executing U.S. journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff seems to have upended American public opinion, and now even almost-isolationist politicians have embraced intervention abroad.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Social Software

Business Journal

Former MBJ editor honored by University of Memphis Journalism Alumni Club

Former Memphis Business Journal editor Bill Wellborn will be among the honorees at the University of Memphis Journalism Alumni Club's annual awards luncheon. Wellborn retired in March after spending more than 27 years with MBJ, starting as a reporter in 1986.


Related Topix: University of Memphis

7 ways to make the most of a journalism internship

Securing a journalism internship or a first job in the industry is hard, but getting your foot in the door of a media organisation is only the beginning. Making yourself noticed and standing out for all the right reasons can also be challenging.



NHIA interdicts staff accused of assaulting journalist

The National Health Insurance Authority has interdicted two of its staff and has issued an unqualified apology for the assault on Adom FM's editor and two reporters. The Ablekuma District Manager of the Health Insurance Scheme Mr. Israel Kwame Laryeah, and the district Public Relations Officer have been issued with letters to stay at home until the authority completes its own inquiry.


Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Times of Israel

Conspiracy theories thrive in Swiss politician's nude selfie scandal

On a warm night in August, a 33-year-old woman arrived on the doorstep of the ex-wife of her former lover, a well-known left-wing Swiss politician both reviled and revered for his support of the Palestinians and his ties to Hamas. The woman, identified in Swiss media only as N.W., came to speak to the ex-wife of Geri Muller, the mayor of the town of Baden, northwest of Zurich.


Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Public Relations

Architect Online

National Building Museum Awards TV Journalist Charlie Rose the 2014 Vincent Scully Prize

The National Building Museum named TV journalist Charlie Rose the 16th laureate of its Vincent Scully Prize, an award that recognizes exemplary work pertaining to architecture, historic preservation, and urban design. Rose, anchor and executive editor of Charlie Rose and co-anchor of CBS This Morning , receives the award "for exploring the value of good design, the growth of cities, and the shape of the urban form through his insightful and substantive conversations with leading thinkers of our day," according to a press release .


Related Topix: CBS This Morning, Entertainment, Television, Charlie Rose

U of T grad wins prestigious Lang journalism fellowship

After 450 minutes of goalless soccer, the Whitecaps finally broke out, scoring twice in a victory over the San jose Earthquakes. See photos here.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

The Nation

Of Optics and Objectivity: How Journalism is Failing Our Democracy

Depending on your level of obsessiveness, you can say that Apple et al. saved the best for last. These ten albums, plus a three LP set of singles remastered and a gorgeous 108-page book were mastered in an eleven-step process to reproduce the original sound of the albums as perfectly as possible.


Related Topix: George Martin, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, US News, Liberal Political News


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