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4 hrs ago | Amnesty International USA

Iran: New wave of attacks against journalists as repression escalates

A sharp rise in arrests, prosecutions and imprisonment of independent journalists in Iran signals the authorities' utter determination to crush hopes for increased freedom heralded by the election of President Hassan Rouhani, said Amnesty International in a new briefing today .


Related Topix: Prison, Activism, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations

7 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Correction: Obit-Robert Drew story

Filmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in "Primary" and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert Maysles, has died at age 90. Starting in 1960 with "Primary," Drew produced and sometimes directed a ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Rock-N-Roll, Recreational Vehicle, Award, US News

8 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Jailed Canadian journalist denounces 'draconian' verdict

Jailed Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy has not given up the fight against the “draconian verdict” against him, but he is unsure if he will appeal an Egyptian court sentence that could see him spend another 7 years behind bars.


Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood, Terrorism

12 hrs ago | Longford Leader

Journalism course this autumn at LWL

The certificate in 'News Journalism' accredited by the Irish Academy of Public Relations will teach participants to write news stories, feature articles and colour pieces as well as how to conduct interviews.


Related Topix: Public Relations

16 hrs ago | MediaShift

Matter's Corey Ford: Bring Project-Based Teamwork to Journalism Education

When Corey Ford was studying journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the late 1990s, he barely heard the word entrepreneurship.


Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, SoMa (San Francisco, CA)

20 hrs ago |

Geraldo Rivera accuses Matt Drudge of racism, fomenting 'civil war' over border

According to Geraldo Rivera , Matt Drudge , owner of the immensely popular " Drudge Report ," is fomenting civil war for posting links to articles highlighting what is going on at the border with Mexico, Mediaite reported Wednesday.


Related Topix: Matt Drudge, Geraldo Rivera

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Palestinian photojournalist killed in Israeli air strike

Palestinian journalist Rami Rayan was killed today in an Israeli air strike on a market in the Shijaiyah neighborhood of Gaza, according to his employer and news reports .


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine)


Pinoy teacher, Chinese journalist win Magsaysay Award

An influential Chinese journalist and a crusading environmental lawyer from China are among this year's winners of Asia's Magsaysay awards, the organizers announced Thursday.


Related Topix: Air Accidents

Poynter Online

8 digital media lessons from Poynter's 'Journalism and the Web@25' panel

Journalists shared personal stories about a "Goosebumps" fan site, a three-year-old riding an elevator, and dropping computer science classes in college to illustrate how journalism has changed since 1989 - and needs to change more quickly today - at Poynter's "Journalism and the Web@25" event Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Goosebumps, Children TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Ford Foundation, Charitable Organizations, TV, Electronics, City University of New York

ABC 33/40

2 tabloid journalists charged with phone hacking

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he has mixed emotions about winning his defamation lawsuit in U.S. District Court.


Salisbury Journal

Wallis dubs hack probe 'vindictive'

Former News of the World deputy editor Neil Wallis said he is "devastated" to face a "swingeing, indiscriminate charge" of conspiring to hack phones, more than a year after he was told he would face no further action.



.com | More Murdoch editors charged over hacking

Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, but industry analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes.


How Uncle Eddie tried to 'do over' niece

At the launch of the book He Who Must Be Obeid at NSW parliament on Wednesday, former NSW Labor premier Nathan Rees read extracts about how Obeid intervened to try to stop his niece being elected mayor of a town in Lebanon.


Deseret News

Richard Davis: Citizens and society need investigative journalism

It is the task of journalists to uncover illegal or unethical actions by government officials.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, United States Army War College

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Arkansas Times

Times contributor Eifling to head up journalism startup Ratter

A new digital publication, Ratter , will launch in the coming months with ambitions to break original stories rich with unbelievable truth.


Related Topix: Arkansas, UFO and Alien

It's Not Just About Survival: Why Some Breast Cancer Patients Opt For Surgery on Both Sides

Years ago, journalists who had breast cancer fought with words to inform other women with breast cancer that, in many cases, they didn't need a mastectomy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Genetics, Business News

Daily Kos

Human Rights Watch/ACLU: U.S. surveillance harming journalism, law, democracy

The practice of journalism and of law in the United States is being dramatically, negatively harmed by large-scale surveillance by the NSA and other intelligence agencies.


Related Topix: ACLU, Charitable Organizations, Human Rights Watch, US News, Liberal Political News

Inside Forbes: Mobile Part II, Or 4 More Charts That Offer a Peek Into the Future of Journalism

I'm the Chief Product Officer of Forbes Media. It's been a long journey: The New York Times, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, a little tabloid TV, AOL -- and I certainly don't want to forget TMZ.


Daily Echo

Saints legend poses for selfie with Piers Morgan

SAINTS legend Francis Benali smiles for a selfie with Piers Morgan as he drums up support for his epic fundraising mission.


Journalists Subpoenaed In Defamation Suit Against ABC

Several journalists at Food Safety News and The New York Times were subpoenaed in the the latest development in the legal fight between a beef producer and ABC News, according to Columbia Journalism Review .


Related Topix: Food Science, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science


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