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Free Press Watch: Middle East (April 4, 2014)
By  • 7 April 2014
A fatal shooting in Afghanistan and censorship issues in Turkey and Kazakstan are the focus of this week's Free Press Watch. Produced by Clare Murphy and Teddy Nykiel.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OL2JP9GAtA
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Three convicted for 2012 murder of Honduran journalist
By  • 3 April 2014
[caption id="attachment_1983" align="aligncenter" width="565"] Police stand next to the body of slain journalist Alfredo Villatoro on a street in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Photo credit: AP Photo/Fernando Antoni[/caption] Three men have been convicted…
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Turkish courts orders release of eight journalists in two days
By  • 3 April 2014
With the recent bans on Twitter and Youtube, Turkey has been no friend to free speech. [caption id="attachment_1934" align="alignright" width="558"] Turkish riot police fire water cannons and tear gas at thousands of demonstrators who were…
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Microfinance in Myanmar
By  • 26 March 2014
Global Journalist traveled to Myanmar in March 2014 to cover the East-West Center's Media Conference. While there, reporters Jessica Anania and Cara McClain looked at one NGO's efforts to empower Burmese women through microfinance. http://youtu.be/yXgHrF2SofM
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South Sudan government warns journalists: do not interview rebels
By  • 18 March 2014
The government of South Sudan’s information minister has a warning for reporters covering the ongoing conflict in the country: don’t talk to the rebels. The minister, Michael Minister Michael Makuei Lueth told reporters in the…
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Free Press Watch: Middle East
By  • 17 March 2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eH8CC-VyPmc&list=UUCIsbjh-gexWhBr4LGMj-Ow&feature=share In this week's free press watch, a Swedish-British journalist is targeted and killed in Afghanistan, an Iraqi suicide bomber kills 45, including 2 journalists on assignment, and 2 more journalists in Syria died while…
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Sudanese security blocks distribution of seven newspapers without specifying reason
By  • 12 March 2014
Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has blocked publication of at least seven different newspapers since March 3 without publicly specifying reasons for the action, local media and press freedom groups said. The moves…
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Free Press Watch: East Asia
By  • 9 March 2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiwzQJak83E&list=UUCIsbjh-gexWhBr4LGMj-Ow Convergence students produced a Free Press Watch centered on East Asia. The video covers the following events: - Vietnam jails former state-media journalist for blog posts. - Authorities censor coverage of Kunming station attack.…
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Moroccan editor fights web censorship after jailing
By  • 4 March 2014
A Moroccan editor who was jailed for a month last year will launch a new website if the kingdom’s government does not end blocking of his previous news portal. Ali Anouzla, editor of the news…
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Storify: groups react creatively to Russian anti-gay law
By  • 22 February 2014
In Russia it's illegal to publish any homosexual "propaganda," but companies, organizations, athletes and individuals around the world have showed support for the LGBT community with a slew of pro-gay advertisements, campaigns, videos, photos and…
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    Global Journalist covers press freedom, human rights and international affairs. The weekly, half-hour discussion is produced by faculty and students of the Missouri School of Journalism and Mid-Missouri Public Radio featured interviews with international journalists, diplomats, activists and others.
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