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1 hr ago | News24

.com | Zimbabwe journalists win free speech victory

Cameroonians in villages that line the border with Nigeria are living in fear of Boko Haram Islamists, particularly when night falls.

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Robert Mugabe

2 hrs ago | West Australian

Media venture creates press litigation fund

The media venture created by entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar said Monday it was establishing a fund to help defend journalists in cases involving freedom of the press.

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6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

| The Times-Picayune's work wins regional and local journalism awards

The Times-Picayune earned multiple awards in regional and local contests recognizing journalism excellence, from the organization's breaking news coverage to its watchdog reporting.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

10 hrs ago | Hillingdon Times

Ifans, Barrymore settle hack claims

Michael Barrymore, left, and Rhys Ifans have settled their phone hacking claims against News Group Newspapers at the High Court in London The settlements, announced at London's High Court today before Mr Justice Mann, are the latest in the civil litigation against NGN, which published the now defunct News of the World.

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Related Topix: Public Relations

11 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Watchdog warns on anti-terror laws

Britain's anti-terror laws are in danger of catching journalists, bloggers and other people they were never intended to cover, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation has warned.

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13 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Bodies leave Ukraine war zone as truce is called at crash site; rebels hand over black boxes

A train carrying the remains of 280 people killed in the Malaysian plane disaster was finally allowed to leave a rebel-held region in eastern Ukraine as the militants declared a truce on Tuesday around the crash site.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, World News, Malaysia, Ukraine, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

TV news reporter found shot to death in Honduras

Forensic workers, relatives and law enforcement officials stand next to the site where the body of TV reporter Herlyn Espinal was found in in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News,

Holtville Tribune

U.S. Concerned by Convictions of Swazi Human Rights Lawyer and Journalist

The United States is deeply concerned by the convictions of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and magazine editor Bheki Makhubu for contempt of court in the Kingdom of Swaziland.

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Related Topix: Swaziland, Africa, World News

Olney Enterprise

Scarlett Johanssen is getting married

Johansson, who is pregnant, will marry Romain Dauriac in a few weeks, she reportedly said at dinner at Martha Stewart's East Hampton estate.

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Related Topix: Scarlett Johansson, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Publishing, Media, Wedding

Tony's Kansas City

First on TKC: Community Push Back Against Kansas City Tax and Spend Dead Tree Media Journalism

Because or Kansas City blog community is NOW THE LEADER IN LOCAL FREE SPEECH AND OP/ED OPINION for both the for both the cowtown intelligentsia AND the broke-ass plebs .

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri

ABC News

Correction: AP Cuba Appointments Story

Michael Weissenstein has been appointed The Associated Press chief of bureau in Havana, the third bureau chief the news cooperative has had in Cuba since it reopened an office on the island in 1999.

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Related Topix: Fidel Castro, New York

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: CPJ meets with Kyrgyz prosecutor-general, calls for reopening Askarov case

This month, the prosecutor-general of Kyrgyzstan, Aida Salyanova, told the Committee to Protect Journalists that her office is working hard to fight corruption and ensure transparency in government activities.

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Related Topix: Prison

Advertising Age

Brand Journalism Is a Modern Marketing Imperative

In June 2004, McDonald's introduced its "brand journalism" plan at an Advertising Age conference.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Opinion

The New Zealand Herald

Polly Gillespie: Why defriend me on Facebook? I'm not a journalist

I would as soon run naked through the New World pet food section than turn up at anyone's door to ask them about their alleged affair with the pool boy.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Sun Jul 20, 2014

IcNetwork

Welsh journalist Guto Harri visits Pontypridd secondary school to talk about a job in journalism

Harri, from Cardiff, is the former BBC Chief Political Correspondent and now the director of communications at News UK, and visited Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg last week.

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Related Topix: Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Cardiff County, Wales, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, Travel, Europe Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Cardiff, United Kingdom Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Sky News catches flak for MH17 luggage gaffe

For journalists covering a disaster like the MH17 plane crash, there are some pretty obvious things you shouldn't do.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

CPJ Press Freedom Online

ECOWAS court rules Gambia failed to investigate journalist murder

The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today's ruling by a West African regional court, which found that the Gambian government failed to conduct a meaningful investigation into the murder of journalist Deyda Hydara.

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Related Topix: The Gambia,

The Baltimore Sun

Nigeria's free-wheeling media fears crackdown over Boko Haram battle

Nigeria's press is traditionally free to write almost anything about anyone - whether it's true or not.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Journalists injured, arrested amid Iraq violence

At least two journalists were wounded, another arrested, and a newspaper office raided in the past week in Iraq amid heightened political uncertainty and violence, according to news reports and local press freedom groups.

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The News Tribune

A new day, a new set of journalism ethics? Kind of

One of the biggest challenges for journalists in recent years has been keeping up with changing technology while maintaining the standards that distinguish our work from other forms of writing.

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