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11 min ago | The Globe and Mail

Jailed journalist Mohamed Fahmy denied presidential pardon in Egypt

Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed l Jazeera stands behind bars at a court in Cairo May 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood

4 hrs ago | International Business Times

Female Ukrainians Stage Sex Boycott against Russian Men

Pro-Russia protesters burn a Ukranian flag outside the district council building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine May 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Public Relations

8 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Saudi ambassador in a row with British journalist over Gaza allegations

Rescue workers remove the body of a Palestinian from under the rubble of his home following an Israeli airstrike on Beit Hanun, Gaza Strip .

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

12 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

38 killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

In this Saturday, July 26, 2014 frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Fire

15 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Journalists meet over NCPO warning

The Press Council of Thailand will hold a meeting on Tuesday to consider the National Council for Peace and Order's warning issued on Saturday against Manager Weekly for allegedly publishing false information with a dishonest intention to discredit it, Thansetthakij Online reported, citing a Facebook posting by council chairman Jakrit Permpoon.

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19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Public sex offender registries are unfair, ineffective: magazine editor

The public branding of sex offenders through online registries is a reaction to horrible, highly publicized crimes, such as the 1994 murder of Megan Kanka, in which strangers abduct, rape and kill children.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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We Can Be Heroes - With Some Glue And A Little Fabric

The San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing - celebrating not just comics, but movies, TV, books, video games and really cool costumes.

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The Independent

News Corp could still face corporate charges over phone hacking

James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Prison

Southland Times

Brownlee slams 'twerp'

The Australian journalist who fled New Zealand after being labelled a "boorish tosspot" by National minister Gerry Brownlee for his insensitive approach to the Pike River mine disaster has declared it the finest moment of his career.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

KCRA-TV Sacramento

BuzzFeed fires editor for plagiarizing

Confronted by charges of plagiarism, BuzzFeed on Friday fired Benny Johnson, the viral politics editor whose work often typified the website's energetic storytelling style.

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Related Topix: Autos

The Age

Andrews accused of being 'tricky'

On Friday in regional Victoria, Daniel Andrews was repeatedly quizzed on the theft of a Fairfax journalist's dictaphone, the opposition leader repeatedly responding that the claims were wrong.

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News24

.com | Swazis jail editor, lawyer for government criticism

Mbabane - Swaziland's High Court on Friday jailed a magazine editor and a human rights lawyer for two years for contempt of court over articles critical of the government and judiciary.

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Related Topix: Swaziland, Africa, World News, Mswati Iii

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Report: 4 journalists detained in Iran; 3 Americans included

European Union ambassadors have reached a preliminary deal on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive... The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Iran,

Boston.com

Boston Is Even More Historic Than Previously Thought, Named Historic Site in Journalism

The honor comes from the Society of Professional Journalists , which noted that the first five of seven newspapers on this continent were published here and listed a few accomplishments of local papers past and present.

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Breitbart.com

Lessons in Guerrilla Journalism from a Former Leftist Activist

Arriving in the Rio Grande Valley, the current epicenter of illegal alien crossings, brings perspective to the crisis that the entire country is talking about.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Spiked

Colin Brazier: emotional journalism hits a new low

Brazier has been rightly criticised by pundits and on social media, which prompted him to apologise on Tuesday for what he called a 'serious error of judgment' .

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Sydney Morning Herald

'Reality of war' laid bare in publication of graphic images of MH17, Gaza dead

Readers of The New York Times were greeted last Saturday by an unusual sight - a dead body , on page one.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Israel, World News, Middle East

Reuters

Ex-Murdoch reporter escapes jail over UK phone-hacking crimes

A former tabloid reporter who admitted hacking hundreds of phones to find stories for two Sunday newspapers was spared jail on Thursday for helping secure the conviction of Prime Minister David Cameron's ex-media chief Andy Coulson.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Voice of America

Iran Detains Four Journalists, Three of Them Iranian-American

The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had U.S.-Iranian nationality.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Activism

The Age

'Scum' tweet amid Israel-Gaza conflict costs journalist her job

Israelis sit on a sofa on a hill at the Israeli town of Sderot, overlooking the Gaza Strip, as they watch smoke rising following Israeli strikes on Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Twitter

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