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Brittany Crocker

Stories By Brittany Crocker
Slideshow: Argentina's World Cup Riots
By  • 21 July 2014
[caption id="attachment_2978" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Tear gas settles after a riot at the Obelisco monument in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After the crowd fled, many people were separated from their families. A boy returned to the riot…
Mexican magazine does 'suicide journalism'
By  • 30 June 2014
ZETA’s offices are easy to miss. Since Jesús Blancornelas founded the Mexican magazine with Francisco Ortiz Franco and political columnist Hector Felix Miranda, [caption id="attachment_2881" align="alignright" width="214"] Zeta magazine's Adela Navarro, Courtesy of the Missouri…
Editor of newspaper targeted by cartels beaten in Mexico’s Sinaloa
By  • 8 April 2014
The editor of a Mexican newspaper targeted for its reporting on drug cartels and corruption was beaten, shot and robbed in Mexico’s Sinaloa state. Adrián López Ortiz the general director of a media group that…
Brazilian journalist in coma after explosive attack
By  • 2 February 2014
A video journalist is in a coma after becoming injured at a protest in Rio de Janeiro where he was hit with an explosive device. Ilídio Andrade, cameraman for the television network Bandeirantes was filming…
Environmental and health issues in the Zambian copper belt
By  • 22 November 2013
Self-regulated Mopani mines have come under scrutiny by non-governmental organizations and the World Health Organization for releasing harmful particles into the atmosphere through copper extraction processes called heap and situ leaching. The particles react with…
The government shutdown explained
By  • 24 October 2013
A confrontation over budget led to a partial shutdown of the U.S. government from Oct. 1 to 16, exposing significant political divisions. Ten days after the Congress decided to end the shutdown, public opinion polls…
Liberian journalist after his health deteriorated in prison
By  • 16 October 2013
Liberia’s Ministry of Justice has granted a journalist imprisoned since August a 30-day “compassionate release” after the journalist’s health had deteriorated in prison. Rodney Sieh, the publisher of FrontPage Africa, was jailed for not paying…
Seven journalists attacked in Cambodia
By  • 2 October 2013
Uniformed police and men in surgical masks attacked seven journalists while they were covering a protest in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. The protest near a Buddhist shrine was about government evictions of an entire…
Gunmen burned down community radio station
By  • 17 September 2013
Two masked gunmen destroyed a South African community radio station in an arson attack on the night of Sept. 10. The two assailants entered the offices during a show, stole the host’s and guests’ mobile…
Chadian court gives journalist suspended jail term
By  • 3 September 2013
A Chadian journalist got a two-year suspended prison sentence and was ordered to pay a fine for challenging his country’s regime. Behind bars since May 7, Avenir Moussey De la Tchire, the managing editor of…
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