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Wednesday, 17 June 2009
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After photojournalist Shahidul Alam's ordeal in India, he was arrested a few hours after his release by Indian authorities by Bangladeshi...

Wednesday, 17 June 2009
n_ling_lee_sm.jpgNorth Korea's state-run Korea Central News Agency said that American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee admitted...
Tuesday, 16 June 2009
n_shahidul_alam_sm.jpgRahnuma Ahmed, wife of photojournalist Shahidul Alam, announced Alam has been released by Indian Border Security Forces.
Tuesday, 16 June 2009
n_shahidul_alam_sm.jpgReports from Bangladesh say that Shahidul Alam, the photojournalist, blogger and founder of the Drik picture network has...
Monday, 15 June 2009
n_ling_lee_sm.jpgThe New York Times reports on the fragmenting of international coverage using Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two America...
Monday, 15 June 2009

Google recently invited prominent artists to contribute work to be featured on its new Web browser, but when the company said the fee was zilch, a few artists said no.

Thursday, 11 June 2009
n_thembi_sm.jpgThembi Ngubane “was brave and open about living with AIDS at a time when most South Africans were quiet about the epidemic,” radio...
Monday, 08 June 2009
TV reporters Laura Ling and Euna Lee were sentenced to “12 years of reform through labor” on June 8 after a five-day trial on charges of illegal entry into North Korea and hostile acts, North Korea’s official news agency reported...
Monday, 01 June 2009

The New York TimesNicholas Kristof writes: One of the great failures of American universities is that they are fartoo parochial, rarely exposing...

Monday, 01 June 2009

Andrew Stroehlein of The Christian Science Monitor writes that a lack of reporters posted abroad hampers our ability to grasp crises.