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Stories with subject: Journalists
  • 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.

  • Miami photojournalist offers 25-year retrospective 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 3:41 am
  • MIAMI - Pulitzer Prize winning Miami Herald photojournalist Carl Juste will display 25 years of work this month with a retrospective covering his photography from Haiti, Cuba, across the Caribbean and home in Miami.

  • US 'disappointed' by Saudi denial of reporter visa 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 5:38 pm
  • BRUSSELS - The White House says it is "very disappointed" that Saudi Arabia has denied a Jerusalem Post reporter's visa to cover President Barack Obama's visit to the kingdom later this week.

  • UN body notes upward trend in journalist killings 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 1:02 pm
  • PARIS - The UN body monitoring press freedoms says instabilities associated with the Arab Spring have contributed to a spike in the number of journalists killed in recent years.

  • Jill Craig named AP video journalist in Houston 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 2:05 pm
  • HOUSTON - Jill Craig, a video producer at The Associated Press, is joining the cooperative's bureau in Houston as a video journalist.