World | Reuters | Saturday August 30, 2014
China ordered its journalists on Saturday to learn "Marxist news values" and uphold the principles of news as prescribed by the ruling Communist Party, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's crackdown on the media.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 30, 2014
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi handed out ice creams to journalists at his official residence on Friday in a lighthearted response to a cover of the Economist weekly showing him on a sinking ship, cone in hand.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 29, 2014
Gunman opened fire on the offices of a domestic private news agency in southwest Pakistan Thursday, killing three people including two journalists, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Two journalists working for a newspaper based in Crimea have been freed after being detained by Ukrainian radical nationalist group Right Sector in eastern Ukraine, their editor told AFP.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 21, 2014
After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for US air strikes on the militant group Islamic State.
World | Ravi Somaiya and Christine Haughney, The New York Times | Thursday August 21, 2014
In Iraq, Islamic extremist fighters forced freelance reporter James Foley to read propaganda celebrating their cause, and then beheaded him. Another U.S. journalist is next, they warned.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 21, 2014
Analysis of a video showing American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff indicates that the video is authentic, a U.S. National Security Council spokeswoman said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 18, 2014
Somalia's journalist union on Monday urged the government to ensure a fair trial of three colleagues arrested last week when security forces stormed a major radio station for "negative" broadcasts.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 9, 2014
An individual with access to the internet server in Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's office altered the profiles of two journalists on Wikipedia, O Globo newspaper has said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
Indonesian police have arrested two French journalists who were reporting on the separatist movement in the restive eastern region of Papua, police and embassy officials said on Friday.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 8, 2014
Are you a newsroom journalist and stressed? Sanitising some disturbing images that come from public must be your priority else be ready to develop adverse psychological problems, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The detention of the Washington Post's Tehran correspondent and two other journalists is a domestic issue and not a matter for the United States, a top Iranian official has said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 2, 2014
Journalists in a northwestern Mexican state plagued by drug violence denounced on Friday a new law that will impose strict limits on how they can cover crime.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 28, 2014
The United States on Monday urged Sri Lanka to crack down on harassment of journalists and protect their rights after organisers of a US-funded media workshop for Tamils received death threats.
World | Reuters | Friday July 25, 2014
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi quickly dispelled hopes that he might issue a pardon following the trial, leaving the journalists with no choice but to try to win their freedom through the country's criminal justice system.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro assured journalists on Thursday that she is alive and well, contradicting reports that she had been on board the Air Algerie plane that went missing in Mali.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 23, 2014
An Egyptian court that jailed three Al-Jazeera journalists for alleged ties with Islamists said on Tuesday that "the devil guided" the group to spread false news defaming the country.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Two Zimbabwean journalists won a victory for free speech Tuesday when the Constitutional Court struck off a statute which made defamation a crime punishable by up to 20 years in jail.
World | Reuters | Monday July 21, 2014
Thai media organisations called on the military government on Monday to ease restrictions after the junta said it would shut down news outlets putting out what it considers critical coverage.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 19, 2014
The United States has condemned tough jail terms handed down on five Myanmar journalists for publishing a story about an alleged chemical weapons factory.