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Tuesday, 08 November 2011
Joao Silva crossed the finish line in Central Park, completing his first maratho

Joao Silva completed his first New York City Marathon in less than three hours, camera in hand. A year ago, he was lying in a hospital bed, his legs lost to a land mine.

Tuesday, 08 November 2011
A Brazilian journalist mourns the death of his colleague Gelson Domingos da Silv

Experienced crime photographer Gelson Domingos da Silva shot and killed while covering dawn special forces raid on Antares favela.

Saturday, 05 November 2011
This December 2000 photo shows Jineth Bedoya taking notes under the watch of a b

The Atlantic: Eleven years after she was drugged, kidnapped, and gang-raped, a Colombian journalist is seeking justice for women, for journalists, and for herself.

Friday, 04 November 2011
Demonstrators march in Wisconsin-Milwaukee connected to the Occupy Wall Street m

A Journal-Sentinel photojournalist was arrested during a rally connected to the Occupy Wall Street movement in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photographer Kristyna Wentz-Graff was covering the rally for the Journal-Sentinel, which began at noon in a plaza beside UWM's...

Thursday, 03 November 2011
The offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris have been destroyed in a petr

The offices of Charlie Hebdo have been destroyed by a petrol bomb, a day after it named the Prophet Mohammed as its “editor-in-chief” for this week’s issue.

Wednesday, 02 November 2011
James Murdoch

Newly released documents show that an outside lawyer for News Corp. in 2008 warned of a "culture of illegal information access" at the company's News of the World newspaper, raising new questions about News Corp.'s longtime assertion that it was unaware of how widespread phone hacking was at the...

Wednesday, 02 November 2011
Mikhail Beketov, a reporter who suffered severe brain damage in an unsolved atta

Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin has bestowed an annual state prize on a muckraking journalist who was beaten nearly to death after investigating official corruption in Khimki, a Moscow suburb. The case of the journalist, Mikhail Beketov, has become a symbol Russia’s culture of...

Tuesday, 01 November 2011

NPR has an opening for a supervising Senior Editor of its Foreign Desk. Its current editor, Loren Jenkins, is retiring next month.

Friday, 21 October 2011
Dan Frommer, solo journalist demos an iPad.

Dan Frommer, who helped to launch Business Insider and now is covering technology on his own site, describes how Google News rejected his request to be indexed because he’s a one-man shop.

Friday, 21 October 2011
Tony Birtley of Al-Jazeera, English

When the news of Moammar Gaddafi’s death broke on Thursday, it was no surprise which network was first witih a video of the bloodied dictator's body dragged through the streets of Sirte: Al-Jazeera.