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Thursday, 18 June 2009
n_tehran_day2_sm.jpgNYT: Visas for many of the foreign journalists in Iran are expiring this week, depriving the world of independent sources of...
Thursday, 18 June 2009
n_breen_sm.jpgJournalist Suzanne Breen does not have to hand over her notes to the police, the High Court in Belfast has ruled. The Police Service of Northern Ireland...
Wednesday, 17 June 2009
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Bracing for a third day of mass defiance by opposition supporters on Wednesday after Iran’s leaders failed to halt demonstrations against last week...

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...