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1 hr ago | Suria

Mourners flock to funeral of Myanmar...

Hundreds of mourners gathered Wednesday to mark the funeral of Win Tin, a former journalist and giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Prison, Aung San Suu Kyi, Charitable Organizations, Human Rights Watch

3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Reporter For 'Vice' Reportedly 'Taken' By Pro-Russian Militia In Ukraine

Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter for Vice News, was "taken" by pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

Greste trial proceedings approach 'peak farce'

Al-Jazeera English correspondent Peter Greste appears in a defendant's cage in the police institute court house along with several other defendants during the widely criticised trial in Cairo.

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Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood

Fox 23

Lindsay Lohan rep slams vodka-drinking interview claim

A representative for Lindsay Lohan has vehemently denied sensational allegations that the actress downed vodka during a recent interview with a style magazine.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Lindsay Lohan, Entertainment

JAM! Showbiz

Lindsay Lohan's rep denies drunk interview

A representative for Lindsay Lohan has vehemently denied sensational allegations the actress downed vodka during a recent interview with a style magazine.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Lindsay Lohan, Entertainment

Armenian Liberty

Watchdog Condemns Azeri Treason Charges Against Journalist

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned authorities in Baku for charging a prominent Azerbaijani journalist with high treason over allegations that he spied for Armenia.

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Related Topix: Armenia, World News,

North County Public Radio

North Country inmates on the bus: free and nowhere to go

Every year, hundreds of men are shipped to prisons here in the North Country, to correctional facilities in Watertown or Malone, Moriah or Ray Brook.

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Related Topix: Ray-Brook, NY, Saranac Lake, NY

Andover Advertiser

Coulson denies awareness of hacking

Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson has denied ever being played a voicemail message left on James Bond actor Daniel Craig's phone by secret lover Sienna Miller - or knowing that employees were targeting mobiles of the rich and famous.

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Related Topix: Daniel Craig

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Former journalist John Slim

A FORMER journalist from Lickey Hills who lived a life of words and wit in a profession he loved has passed away after a battle with cancer.

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MindaNews

Cagayan de Oro Fire

A volunteer fire fighter puts on more water towards houses hit by a fire in Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City Monday afternoon .

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Mexico bids farewell to Garcia Marquez

Mexico has bid farewell to its beloved adopted son, Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, in a national tribute filled with the late Nobel winner's favourite roses and music.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Mexico, Arts, Literature

GigaOM

Here comes The Upshot, the new explanatory journalism effort from the New York Times

The New York Times is launching The Upshot, a new site that its editor says will offer a combination of data journalism and explanatory reporting - and also try to go head-to-head with new high-profile projects like Ezra Klein's Vox and Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Ever since Nate Silver left his perch at the New York Times and took his ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Blog News

The Independent

Murder investigation after father-of-one killed in Good Friday pub brawl

Tom is currently studying for an MA in Newspaper Journalism at City University. As well as The Independent, he has been published in the Daily Mail, The Guardian and the Evening Standard.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, United Kingdom,

The Independent

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: The man who could have been champion of ...

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: The man who could have been champion of the world - and the Bob Dylan song that immortalised him Nick Hasted has been a film journalist since 1986.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, The Hurricane, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, The Kinks

NBC Chicago

Historic Pitcher & Publisher William Blair Dies

William "Bill" Blair, a man who made history and later helped record North Texas history as a newspaper publisher passed away Sunday, according to family members.

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Related Topix: African-American, Dallas, TX

Yahoo!

Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies

Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy, has died.

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Related Topix: Prison, National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi, World News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Writer's Festival: Our top to-do list

A top tip for getting into the Auckland Writers Festival: don't be a wimp and attend just one or two sessions during the five-day event.

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Related Topix: Sandi Toksvig, Alexander McCall Smith

The Daily Star

Pak journo Hamid Mir hurt in gun attack

Unknown gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir in Karachi this evening, injuring the senior reporter and television anchorperson.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News

Weekday Magazine

Azerbaijan Arrests Prominent Journalist For Espionage

Rauf Mirkadyrov, a commentator for the independent Russian-language daily "Zerkalo," was taken into custody by security personnel at Baku's Heydar Aliyev airport on April 19 after being deported from Turkey, where he had lived with his family for the past three years.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Europe Travel, Turkey, World News, Middle East, Caucasus, Azerbaijan Travel, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

OpEdNews

Israel places journalist under incommunicado confinement

OccupyTLV, April 16 - Judge Zaid Falah of the Haifa Magistrate Court issued on April 13, 2014, a Protocol and a Decision, remanding Majd Kayyal to confinement and interrogation.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, US News, Liberal Political News

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