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"A good reporter used to make as much as a bartender or a police sergeant; he now makes as much as the average doctor or lawyer, and probably a great deal more. His view of the world he lives in has thus changed. He is no longer a free-lance in human society, thumbing his nose at its dignitaries; he has got a secure lodgment in a definite stratum, and his wife, if he has one, maybe has social ambitions."
H.L. Mencken, 1927
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updated Mon. March 19, 2018

Luanda -- Angolan historian Rosa Cruz e Silva last Saturday, in Luanda, called on journalists to focus on training and research in order to produce cultural contents of greater importance and social impact. The former minister of Culture and university lecturer was delivering a lectured at the journalists ...
Greenville attorney James Carpenter has filed more than 100 lawsuits against local and state agencies on behalf of clients who believe there has been a violation of state law. When Carpenter receives a complaint, one of his first steps is to request information through the state's Freedom of Information Act, ...

A car belonging to the owners of news portal PafosPress was destroyed by fire early on Monday in a suspected arson attack. The car was parked in the garage of the owners when the blaze broke out at around 3.15am. It is registered on journalist Marios Ignatiou's wife, who is also the owner of the portal.
Every year South African investigative journalists are recognised for their hard work when the winners of the Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism are announced. This year has provided a chance to assess the highs and the lows of our investigative reporting after an extraordinary year. For the ...
Michael Edison Hayden was one of the first foreign journalists on the ground after the Nepalese earthquake in 2015. The "ground was still shaking" when he arrived, he said. He's reported from the disputed territory between India and Pakistan in Kashmir, and gone door-to-door in Phoenix, searching for a ...

Most journalists who cover health or education struggle to obtain government records and data that are vital to our stories and have compelling public interest. While some agencies are reasonably accommodating, others exploit every loophole or gray area in the law to deny public records requests--or ...
Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu announced an allocation of Rs. 100 crore for the construction of houses for journalists, in the Legislative Assembly on Friday. He said the government was in favour of the housing scheme for journalists but by mistake, it was left out of the budget. It would be taken ...
The ruling argues that attacks on the state could include both immaterial support and physical use of force, suggesting that the journalists' words and writings directly contributed to the use of physical force in the coup attempt, but not indicating any evidence of the journalists directly using physical force ...
France's Foreign Ministry on Friday called on French media organizations not to send reporters to Syria and urged journalists already there to return immediately given an escalation in violence, particularly in Eastern Ghouta and the Afrin region. "In respect of an upsurge in violence in Syria, in particular ...
Every year South African investigative journalists are recognised for their hard work when the winners of the Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism are announced. This year has provided a chance to assess the highs and the lows of our investigative reporting after an extraordinary year. For the ...
New Mexico Wine, a statewide organization that represents 52 New Mexico winegrowers, is promoting the state's wine industry and, last week, brought in seven wine journalists from prominent online and print publications across the country to introduce them to the nation's oldest wine-growing region.
Activities at the Vice President's wing of the presidential villa were literally shutdown as Professor Yemi Osinbajo gave out his eldest daughter, Damilola, in marriage at a colourful event in Abuja. Journalists, including State House Correspondents, were barred from the event which began with a traditional ...
Australia's intelligence agency has warned that media organisations should not be given blanket exemption from foreign interference laws because spy agencies would recruit journalists to exploit the loophole. The director general of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, Duncan Lewis, told a ...
The cold-blooded murder of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak was also a cold slap across the face of modern Europe. That the public watchdogs -- the beloved members of a profession that is sometimes more reviled than admired -- could be halted simply by a brutal act of violence seems to ...
The cold-blooded murder of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak was also a cold slap across the face of modern Europe. That the public watchdogs -- the beloved members of a profession that is sometimes more reviled than admired -- could be halted simply by a brutal act of violence seems to ...
Eric Swalwell, D-Dublin, and several other Democratic congressmen recently introduced a bill that they say is necessary to protect journalists from violent attacks caused by the Trump administration's "toxic culture." The bill, called the journalist Protection Act, would make it a federal crime to intentionally ...

ITHACA, NY - Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Izzy Award, the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) at Ithaca College has announced that this year's award is being shared by four journalists who published path-breaking and in-depth reporting in 2017 that exposed political corruption, ...
Journalists, and bloggers who pose as Journalists, get a lot of pitches over email. I get about 20 a day, so I'm pretty heavy on the archive button. But if you're trying to pitch something you've worked on, and you're not a professional publicist, you're actually at an advantage. Last month, game developer ...
Egypt has ordered the release of two freelance journalists who were arrested while preparing a report on a historic tramway in Alexandria. The defense lawyer for May al-Sabbagh and Ahmed Moustafa, arrested on Feb. 28, says prosecutors ordered their release on bail Thursday. Mohammed Hafez says ...
But commercialism and sustainability are critical to good and caring journalism. The safety and security of journalists must be guaranteed. The journalists and editors must be able to withstand government and advertisers' pressure if it's to remain relevant and especially as far as protecting the public interest ...
New Delhi, March 14, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on authorities in northeast India to investigate the beating of at least two Journalists by police who broke up a student rally on March 10. Emmy Lawbei, a reporter for the TV station News18-Assam North East, and Catherine ...
The city of Charlottesville has agreed to release police operational plans from Aug. 12 to two freelance journalists, but Virginia State Police still is fighting to keep its plans under wraps. On Tuesday, attorneys representing state police and the Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security ...
HILLSBORO, Ohio -- News organizations across the country often highlight the mid-March "Sunshine Week" -- created by the American Society of News Editors to remind the public of the press's crucial role in ensuring open government -- by writing editorials or commentaries about the importance of a ...
Media in Moldova have become more politicised and ownership is being concentrated in the hands of people linked to the ruling party, the Media Policy Forum in Chisinau was told. Madalin Necsutu. BIRN. Chisinau. The Media Policy Forum in Chisinau. Photo: BIRN/Madalin Necsutu. "In the last few years ...
Condemning the assault, secretary general of the Jammu Press Club, Zorawar Singh Jamwal, said, "This isn't the first time journalists have been attacked while on duty. The state government must ensure the safety of working journalists who risk their lives to discharge their duty in strife-torn Jammu and ...
It was quite a powerful moment when the group's co-founders, current and former journalists who say they have experienced some form of sexual harassment, shared their personal stories at an event at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. where the group announced its advisory board (the group ...
... of the year award for stories on British women fighting against Isis in all-female Kurdish units, suicide in EU migrant deportation centres and suspicious deaths in police custody. The Journalists' Charity Award was given posthumously to former Guardian editor Peter Preston, and was collected by his son.
MOSCOW, March 12./TASS/.The Union of Russian Journalists has expressed strong concerns over the threats targeting London correspondent of Russia's NTV television Elizaveta Gerson. The Union intends to draw attention of its UK colleagues to the situation, it said in a statement on Monday. "After the ...
The chairman of the Russian Union of Journalists Vladimir Solovyov expressed "extreme concern" over the reported threats in comments to the state-run RIA Novosti news agency on Monday. "[Journalists have] found themselves in an extremely tense psychological situation, preventing them from fulfilling ...
Sitting in a homely bistro on Malcolm X Boulevard, music journalist Greg Tate is bundled up in a peaked beanie, bright yellow scarf, and plenty of padded layers. His threads offer protection from the chill setting down on the Harlem streets outside, streets that have offered a home to a galaxy of Black ...
The News-Leader possesses copies of the screenshots and upon reviewing them found that the student journalists' tweets also date back to the mid-2010s, when they were high-school aged. The tweets contain slur words. The two students in question acknowledged that they made the offensive posts.
About a hundred Macedonian journalists staged a protest in front of the government building on Monday, demanding action against a politician who ... front of the government in Skopje, demanding tough sanctions for a politician who recently abused the head of the journalists' union, ZNM, Naser Selmani.
Pakistani journalists hold oil lamps during a vigil to pay tribute to their colleagues and lawyers who were killed in a suicide bombing at the Civil Hospital in Islamabad, August 2016. (Photo: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images). When freelance journalist Umer Ali traveled to the city of Pattoki in eastern Pakistan ...
The German embassy in Athens, above, said the area had inadequate signposting. Photo: German Embassy, Athens. AFP/The Local. · @thelocalgermany. 11 March 2018. 09:13 CET+01:00. Greece on Saturday freed two German journalists who had been arrested at the border with ...
The move follows years of alleged persecution and harassment by the Iranian authorities of journalists and their families. The BBC said the problem escalated last year when Iranian authorities opened a criminal investigation claiming the work of BBC Persian Service journalists was a crime against Iran's ...
Two Turkish journalists have been freed on bail after over a year behind bars in the trial on terror-related charges of staff from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper. The case is seen as a test of press freedom under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Cumhuriyet's editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu and ...
In Turkey, the Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned a Turkish court for sentencing at least 22 Journalists to prison time on terrorism-related charges. All the Journalists deny the accusations. Their sentences come amid a widespread crackdown by the Turkish government against Journalists, ...
It's the year 2028. In your virtual reality (VR) headset, where you can watch the news in an immersive, 360-degree view, the President of the United States is standing in front of you. But are you sure it's really the president, and not a simulation reciting some troll's script? Can you trust VR journalists to be ...
"After well over a year in prison on pre-trial detention, the release of these two journalists is long-overdue. The decision provides a glimmer of hope for the scores of other journalists behind bars in the country that has become the biggest jailer of journalists in the world. "As Ahmet and Murat are reunited with ...
Tucson Festival of Books: 10 reasons why journalists decide to write books. By Gloria Knott Special ... It's certainly not uncommon for journalists to write a book at some point in their careers. But why do they .... "I'm very excited about my panels with other journalists and authors," she says. "It's a lot of fun to ...
Women Journalists stressed the urgent need to ensure protection for Palestinian women Journalists, and take further measures to seek redress and rehabilitation for those who face psychological and social assaults. Women Journalists also addressed the need to expose all Israeli violations against ...
According to witnesses, the Israeli operatives passed themselves off as journalists to trap al-Kiswani. In a video of the event likely shot by a student, four men in civilian clothing are seen wrestling someone to the ground, brandishing guns and dragging him away while uniformed armed Israeli troops wait ...
Kuciak was one of the few journalists trying to investigate the murky links between businesses in Slovakia and the 'Ndrangheta. In a country where there is no crime of mafia association, the issue had been largely ignored by both law enforcement and politicians. Calabrian businesses associated with the ...
Most of the journalists worked for news organizations that are considered friendly to Fetullah Gulen, a cleric living in seclusion in a small town in Pennsylvania. The Turkish government claims that Mr. Gulen leads a shadowy, violent movement aiming to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
For International Women's Day, CPJ spoke with five women journalists based in South Africa, France, India, the United States, and Yemen about their experiences and the threats and attacks received both for their religious and ethnic backgrounds, and their reporting on sensitive issues including gender, ...
Beckett approached "On The Media" with the idea, which evolved into a full hour episode that includes journalists who have covered white supremacist events and profiled white nationalist leaders, as well as an expert on how the media covered the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s and an ...
Undercover agents from Israel's Border Police stormed the Birzeit University campus in the occupied West Bank disguised as journalists on Wednesday. They beat and arrested Omar Kiswani, the head of the student council. The university said Wednesday night that two students were injured by Israeli ...
Two of Westminster's top female journalists say they want to make women's voices more widely heard as the lobby moves away from the traditional "boys' club" culture of Westminster. The Telegraph's Kate McCann and Buzzfeed's Emily Ashton, both senior political correspondents, recently started their new ...
All but one of the 26 Yazidi women interviewed for the report had interactions with journalists. The testimonies of these women revealed that the mostly male foreign journalists that they interacted with had a macho approach to their stories. They narrated stories of distress, of being forced to speak by their ...



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