Israel’s hawkish new normal

Israel's right capitalizes on shifting views of electorate The surprisingly strong showing for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud and other right-of-center parties in Israel during elections this...

Deported from Turkey for a tweet

This week on Global Journalist, guest host Joshua Kranzberg takes you around the world for a series of stories on the challenges of journalism in a rapidly changing world. *Mahir Zeynalov, an Azerbaijani...

Ecuador cartoonist hit by Correa’s crackdown

"If I censor myself, I would not be a cartoonist anymore. A cartoonist cannot censor himself." If there’s a face of Ecuador’s widening efforts to censor the press, it’s cartoonist Xavier Bonilla. Known...

Eugene Richards: Trust yields photos with emotion

Award-winning photographer Eugene Richards’s specialty is intimacy. “I usually don’t photograph something that I can’t touch,” he says. For more than 50 years, Richards established personal...

Ecuador’s ‘gag law’ stifles independent press

2013 legislation led to media fines, newspaper closures When it comes to his feelings about critical journalists, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa doesn’t mince words. In August, during his regular...

Disappeared Belorussian journalist said to be in jail

A Belorussian journalist who had been missing for almost two weeks is being held in jail in the capital Minsk, the Associated Press reported. Alyaksandr Alesin, a journalist who covered military affairs for...

Kosovo television journalist stabbed over report

A television journalist in Kosovo was stabbed in his office by a man angered by how the reporter had portrayed in him in a news feature. Milot Hasimja of Klan Kosova TV in the capital Pristina was at his...