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Friday, 24 July 2009
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Walter Cronkite's funeral service took place on Thursday afternoon at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Midtown Manhattan drew a large...

Thursday, 16 July 2009
Natalya Estemirova

Journalists in Russia, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyzstan and the Philippines are but some of the latest casualties in the media world.

Thursday, 16 July 2009

n_bahari_sm.jpgMore than 100 prominent journalists from 47 countries have sent a petition to the Iranian government calling for the release of the Tehran correspondent for Newsweek,...

Thursday, 16 July 2009

n_estermirova_sm.jpgNatalya Estemirova, a prominent human rights worker who for a decade documented kidnappings and killings in Chechnya was snatched outside her home and found a...

Thursday, 09 July 2009

n_ling_lee_sm.jpgAfter weeks of silence, the sister of one of the two American journalists imprisoned in North Korea finally got a phone call.

Thursday, 09 July 2009

n_bitterman_pin_sm.jpgOPC member Jim Bittermann was made a Chevalier in the French Legion of Honor, France’s highest civilian and military decoration.

Thursday, 02 July 2009

n_rohde_returns_sm.jpg After seven months of being held hostage by the Taliban, David Rohde returned to The New York Times on Thursday and, according to...

Wednesday, 01 July 2009

YouTube has launched the YouTube Reporters' Center, a collation of video clips of prominent figures in journalism speaking about the business.

Thursday, 25 June 2009
Russia's supreme court has overturned the acquittal of three men charged over the murder of journalist and Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya and ordered a retrial.
Tuesday, 23 June 2009
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Reporters Without Borders marked World Refugee Day on June 18 by publishing a guide for journalists driven into exile, to provide them...