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Politico’s Canellos speaks out on 2016 coverage

At the time it seemed certain to fail. When two Washington Post reporters left the legendary paper to launch a start-up political website and free newspaper with publisher Robert Allbritton in 2007, many in...
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Brazilian journalist slain after receiving threats

A Brazilian journalist who ran a local news website in a small city in the country's central Goiás state was shot and killed outside his home after reportedly receiving death threats. João Miranda do...
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Texas journalist slain, motive sought

Police are searching for the motive in the death of a  Texas freelance journalist and real estate agent who was found dead of a gunshot in the backyard a house in a suburb of Fort Worth. The body of...
Demonstrators hold signs to demand the release of three journalists who are believe to have been taken hostage, during a sit-in in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Salud Hernandez-Mora, correspondent in Colombia for Spain's El Mundo and columnist for the Bogota daily El Tiempo, as well as Diego D'Pablos and Carlos Melo, journalists at the local TV network RCN, are reported missing on the northeastern Colombia's border with Venezuela, a mountainous area dominated by leftist rebels and drug-traffickers. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

Colombia rebel group releases kidnapped journalists

Three journalists abducted by Colombia's second largest rebel group were freed May 27. Spanish journalist Salud Hernandez, from the Spanish newspaper El Mundo and Colombia’s El Tiempo, went missing May 21...
Journalists and protesters march with their mouths taped shut that read in Spanish "If I speak I die" and hold signs that read "Freedom of expression!" as they protest violence against members of the media in the capital city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Friday, May 25, 2012.  Journalists protested the murder of Honduran radio journalist Angel Alfredo Villatoro just last week and other recent attacks on the local media. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, CPJ, Honduras is one of the most dangerous countries in the region for journalists. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)

Honduran journalist survives two attacks in one day

A Honduran radio journalist known for his outspoken criticism of the government has survived two attacks in a single day. Felix Molina, the host of the pro-democracy program Resistencias, was traveling in...
Journalists and activists hold up cut-out images of slain photojournalist Ruben Espinosa during a protest at MexicoCity's Angel of the Independence monument, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Mexico City officials said Sunday they are pursuing all lines of investigation into the killing Espinosa and four other women whose bodies were found in the capital, where he had fled from the state of Veracruz because of harassment. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 11 journalists have been killed there since 2010, all during the administration of Gov. Javier Duarte. The signs held by the protesters read in Spanish "Duarte Government, Murderer of Journalists" and "Javier Duarte, Assassin State."  (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

Mexican reporter slain outside his home

A Mexican journalist was shot and killed outside his home early April 25 in Mexico's southwestern Guerrero state. Francisco Pacheco Beltrán was returning to his home in the city of Taxco after taking his...
Royal Canadian Mounted Police participate at the Changing of the Queen's Life Guard Ceremony at Horse Guards Parade in central London, May 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Canadian reporter ordered to release chat logs

A Canadian court has ordered a reporter for Vice News to hand over logs of his instant messenger chats with a man who allegedly traveled to Syria to fight for the Islamic State, or ISIL. On March 29 the...