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Wednesday, 12 August 2009

The AP reports that two of its embedded journalists in the south of the country had been wounded in a roadside bombing.

Wednesday, 12 August 2009

With newspapers slashing budgets and citizen journalists snapping photos, photojournalists trying to make a living from shooting the news say their industry is in a crisis. 

Monday, 10 August 2009

Predictors of a bottomless tumble for newspapers may have spoken too soon. Newspapers' print ad revenue are forecasted to rebound 2.4% next year, less than five months after the Seattle Times became the only game in town, Times executives’ report a profit and a Beverly Hills...

Tuesday, 04 August 2009
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Caught in Iran's political maelstrom, will Newsweek's Maziar Bahari be free...

Tuesday, 04 August 2009
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Newsweek is escalating its pressure on the government of Iran to release Maziar Bahari, a prominent journalist who was detained there during the country’s...

Tuesday, 04 August 2009
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File this in the "it's about time" department: a political heavy-hitter -- Bill Clinton -- has finally gone to negotiate the release of ...

Thursday, 30 July 2009

Conventional wisdom has it that planning for a future in journalism makes as much sense as signing up for a career as a Pontiac dealer. But that's not how members of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism's just-graduated class of 2009 see it.

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
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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,...