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Tuesday, 03 January 2012
 Ryan Devereaux, a reporter, had a run-in with the police while covering a demon
Reporting and policing can be high-adrenaline jobs. But the decade-long trajectory in New York is toward expanded police power.
Tuesday, 03 January 2012

Up to 100 newspaper titles in Italy are facing closure because of the government’s subsidy cuts -- down from €170 million a year to €53 million.

Tuesday, 27 December 2011
Photo from the story written by Sonne and Fassihi.

Paul Sonne, winner of the Stan Swinton scholarship from the OPC Foundation in 2008, who was working for the European edition of the Wall Street Journal in London, appeared on the front page of the Wall Street Journal's U.S. edition in late December from Tehran...

Sunday, 20 November 2011
Suliman Ali Zway and Osama Alfitory in Libya, where they worked for eight months

The Martin Adler Prize goes to freelancers, including photographers, fixers and translators, who have played a key role in a major story. This year’s winners are two Libyan fixers, Suliman Ali Zway and Osama Alfitory, construction workers “who worked with some...

Sunday, 20 November 2011
Omoyele Sowore uses a network of people to provide news online to Nigerians.

A growing number of New York-based journalists in exile taking advantage of cheap and easy Web-publishing technology, and the growing access in the developing world to the Web, to report with impunity from afar.

Sunday, 20 November 2011
Arrested Reporters and What They Do

Who are the journalists working on Occupy Wall Street stories around the country who've been arrested. Only seven of the 25 arrested are full-time employed traditional news-gathering employees. A number were student reporters; a few were interns; a larger number were freelancers. This means...

Wednesday, 16 November 2011
Josh Harkinson

The Occupy Wall Street movement has proven a consistent challenge for journalists since demonstrations in New York first began. Beyond theoretical challenges, newsrooms are having to adapt to volatile crowds and unpredictable police actions.

Monday, 14 November 2011
Martha Raddatz in Iraq.

Even for a woman who has been known to jump out of helicopters, this fall has been “particularly crazy,” says Martha Raddatz, the senior foreign affairs correspondent for ABC News.

Thursday, 10 November 2011
In Dana, a town of about 500 in Indiana, a museum recalling the war reporter Ern

The usual reason anyone not from Dana, Indiana, comes to Dana is to visit the Ernie Pyle museum. But if you have no memories of World War II, you may not recognize the Pyle name, which is a problem for Dana and too bad for you. Ernie Pyle, once a peerless war correspondent — the...

Tuesday, 08 November 2011
A young girl passes the body of a man assassinated in Cucuta, Colombia. The city

American photographer Stephen Ferry has been awarded the first Tim Hetherington Grant from World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch, set up to celebrate the legacy of the photojournalist and filmmaker killed in Libya earlier this year. The annual grant of €20,000 was given for...