Career of CNN Digital boss mirrors media revolution

The digital age changed the way people get their news. But as it shifts from coming heaved to a doorstep by a child on a bike or via a 6:30 pm news anchor to being always accessible on handheld gadgets,...

Turkish reporter beaten after public death threat

A prominent Turkish journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government has been hospitalized after being assaulted and beaten outside his home in Istanbul after a columnist for a pro-ruling...

Vietnam police detain six over web videos

Six journalists and activists working for an independent news service were detained for several hours by Vietnamese police after airing news videos about human rights violations. The journalists, who work...

Ecuadorean press group faces closure

A press freedom group in Ecuador that has criticized restrictions on the media by President Rafael Correa's government may be closed after a government agency accused it of being "political." Fundamedios,...

Project Exile: In flight from Somalia’s Islamists

"I do not have that much to say about what to do now for a living. Crying is not good for a young man, I am sure I am not hopeless." Even before becoming a journalist, Burhan Hassan was no stranger to the...

Blogger in China gets life sentence

A prominent blogger and scholar from the Uighur region of China was sentenced to life in prison Sept. 23. A Chinese court convicted Ilham Tohti, a member of China’s mostly Muslim minority population, of...

China arrests 81-year-old writer for criticism

Police in Beijing arrested an 81-year-old writer and publisher on vague charges of 'causing trouble,' news outlets including the South China Morning Post reported. Huang Zerong, better known as Tie Liu, was...