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Stories with subject: Journalists
  • Explosion targets journalist's car in Cameroon 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 6:21 pm
  • DOUALA, Cameroon - The Committee to Project Journalists says an explosion destroyed the car of a journalist in Cameroon who had been warned by the government to be careful over his coverage of security forces.

  • US journalist released in east Ukraine 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 1:16 pm
  • MOSCOW - An American journalist who was held by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine for several days says he has been released and is in good condition.

  • Gunmen detain 3 journalists in eastern Ukraine 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 2:38 pm
  • SLOVYANSK, Ukraine - Three foreign journalists were temporarily detained by pro-Russia insurgents in city in eastern Ukraine on Monday.

  • Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 10:49 pm
  • YANGON, Myanmar - Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy, died Monday, He was 85.

  • 4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 10:44 am
  • PARIS - Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home Sunday to joyful families, a presidential welcome and questions about how France managed to obtain their freedom from Islamic extremists.

  • 4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 6:28 am
  • PARIS - Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been released, France's presidential palace said Saturday.

  • Journalists charged with defaming Thailand's navy 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:04 am
  • PHUKET, Thailand - Thai authorities on Thursday charged two journalists with defaming Thailand's navy in an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar, amid concerns about press freedom in the country.

  • Israel arrests Arab journalist over Lebanon visit 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:55 am
  • JERUSALEM - Israel's Shin Bet intelligence service said on Thursday that it has detained a young Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon, which Israel considers an enemy country.

  • Journalist to deliver lecture at Okla.'s NSU 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:44 am
  • TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma - A journalist and author who previously worked as a speechwriter for New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is delivering an annual lecture at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah.

  • Venezuelan journalist freed 8 days after kidnap 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:47 pm
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - A Venezuelan journalist was freed Monday, eight days after she was kidnapped by masked men in front of her house.

  • British journalist Patrick Seale dies at 84 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:28 am
  • BEIRUT - Patrick Seale, a veteran journalist and author on Middle Eastern affairs as well as one of the world's leading historians on Syria, has died in London after a battle with cancer, according to family and friends. He was 83.

  • Myanmar papers protest sentencing of reporters 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 2:16 am
  • YANGON, Myanmar - Several private newspapers in Myanmar printed black front pages on Friday to protest the recent arrests and sentencing of journalists, in the latest sign the country's media climate is worsening.

  • Afghan probe begins in attack on AP journalists 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 3:41 am
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan central government authorities on Wednesday began questioning the police commander who killed an Associated Press photographer and wounded an AP reporter, a day after he was transferred by helicopter to the capital - a rare case in which an Afghan officer or soldier who shot a foreigner was captured alive.

  • Myanmar journalist gets jail time for trespassing 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 10:10 am
  • YANGON, Myanmar - A court in Myanmar sentenced a journalist to one year in prison for trespassing and obstructing a civil servant while doing a story on education, a spokesman for his media company said Tuesday, in the latest sign the country's media climate is worsening.

  • AP president: Journalists 'under attack' worldwide 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:52 pm
  • NEW YORK - The president and CEO of The Associated Press says journalists around the world are "increasingly under attack" by people trying to influence and control the news.

  • Greek journalist union condemns columnist's arrest 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 12:25 pm
  • ATHENS, Greece - A Greek journalists' union and the government have condemned the arrest of a journalist over an opinion column about a member of parliament.

  • Veteran journalist and NABJ co-founder Stone dies 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 10:14 pm
  • CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - Longtime journalist and educator Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone Jr, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists, has died. He was 89.

  • AP photographer killed, reporter wounded 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:02 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan police commander opened fire Friday on two Associated Press journalists, killing Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran correspondent Kathy Gannon - the first known case of a security insider attacking journalists in Afghanistan.

  • Ohio newspaper sues as staffers detained at plant 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 5:31 pm
  • TOLEDO, Ohio - An Ohio newspaper has filed a federal lawsuit against the government after a reporter and a photographer were detained and had cameras confiscated at a tank plant.

  • 3 who raped journalist in India sentenced to death 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:42 pm
  • NEW DELHI - An Indian court on Friday sentenced to death three men who raped a photojournalist inside an abandoned textile mill last year in Mumbai, India's biggest city.

  • Egyptian journalists strike, demanding protection 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 2:07 pm
  • CAIRO - Journalists in Egypt have held a one-day strike, demanding that security forces protect reporters covering protests and demanding that their employers provide protection as their job grows increasingly dangerous.

  • Ohio newspaper complains after staffers detained 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:55 am
  • TOLEDO, Ohio - An Ohio newspaper and two of its journalists have filed complaints with the FBI after the staffers were detained and had cameras confiscated at a tank plant last week.

  • Brazil president defends threatened journalist 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 3:04 pm
  • SAO PAULO - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has issued a defense of a Brazilian journalist who says she has received rape threats after launching a campaign against rape on her Facebook page.

  • Journalist involved in NSA leak to win UGA award 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 11:22 am
  • ATHENS, Georgia - The journalist most associated with the coverage of Edward Snowden's leak of phone and Internet surveillance by the National Security Agency will be this year's recipient of the University of Georgia's McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage.

  • Egypt: Al-Jazeera reporters plead for release 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:22 pm
  • CAIRO - Three Al-Jazeera journalists on trial in Egypt directly asked the judge on Monday to release them, insisting the terrorism charges against them were preposterous.