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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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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 ...
Three female journalists have accused a high-profile Russian lawmaker of harassment, exposing a pervasive skepticism in the country toward allegations of sexual impropriety. According to Russian daily newspaper Vedomosti, the house speaker responded by telling the reporters that if they felt unsafe in ...
Sixteen Dallas Morning News staff members have been named as the organization's 2017 Journalists of the Year. The Journalists --writers, editors, photographers, artists and digital innovators -- were honored at a downtown luncheon Tuesday. The News has presented the awards every year since 2010.
Sites like Facebook, Google and its subsidiary YouTube have all implemented safeguards to protect against fake news, but so far nothing has worked. A group of ex-journalists is trying to change that. Yesterday, media entrepreneur Steven Brill and former Wall Street Journal publisher and columnist Gordon ...
Palestinian journalists staged a demonstration outside the UN office in Gaza City on Monday, "to protest Facebook's practice of blocking Palestinian Facebook accounts", reported Al Jazeera. Participants held banners saying "Facebook is complicit in [Israel's] crimes" and "Facebook favours the [Israeli] ...
Monet, who is Laguna from New Mexico, has been a reporter for more than 20 years. She said the use of the internet for journalism has made the field more interesting. She urged students to concentrate on writing skills if they plan to work for any form of media and said many radio and television journalists ...
Boldly tell the story of the diversity and magnitude of the human experience. Seek sources whose voices we seldom hear. American journalists are familiar with the values intertwined in the line above, which is also one of the core tenets of the Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics. However ...
America's NRA gun lobby issues chilling video threat to 'lying' journalists, warning 'your time is running out'. Appearing on behalf of the ... journalists, Hollywood stars and athletes have been placed in the sights of a US gun-rights group - who has warned "time is running out". The sinister threat was ...
But we cannot create shows by banning journalists from entering the country," underlined Cornelia Cozonac, head of the Center for Investigative Journalism, a Moldovan non-governmental organisation. Some 10 Russian journalists* have been barred from entering Moldova since June 2017, when the ...
Murphy said it was "not clear" the defence of reasonable belief was available for both dealing with and communication of information, meaning journalists could still be exposed to 10 years' prison for publication of stories relating to national security. Porter told Guardian Australia the defence applied to both ...
BEIJING - When American journalist Gulchehra Hoja and her colleagues first began exposing a secretive network of reeducation centers in China's far west, they never imagined that their families might one day end up in one. But when calls to relatives went unanswered, they realized that something had ...
There is a third group nobody cares about and they are my colleagues from Zaman, the so-called 'Gulenist' journalists. The other group in this class is the Kurdish reporters. Erdogan squarely blames the Gulen movement as the sole perpetrator for the failed coup attempt of 2016 without convincing proof ...
The call comes amid reports that the Egyptian government is cracking down on journalists who are critical of the country's security forces, saying the act is considered "high treason." "If someone defames the army or the police, he is defaming all Egyptians," Al-Sisi said last week, according to ABC News.
Russian senior official accused by 2 journalists of harassment, echoing #MeToo movement ... Two female journalists have publicly accused a male senior member of Russia's parliament of groping and forcibly kissing them, a scandal that is drawing comparisons here to the #MeToo movement in the United ...
Greenhouse believes journalists have the right and the duty to participate in important issues as citizens, including making donations to causes in which they believe and even joining public protests -- as long as it doesn't affect their coverage. "This idea of 'fair and balanced' and 'he said, she said' actually ...
The Egyptian government is cracking down on journalists who report critically on the country's security forces, saying it considered such "false" ... At least 20 journalists have been in police custody since December, according to the Committee to Protect journalist (CPJ), and more than half of those detained ...
Journalists from Nepal's largest newspaper have been charged with contempt of court after publishing critical stories about the country's chief justice. The case against The Kantipur Daily is being seen by government critics as an attack on press freedom. Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha has more from the ...



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