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Rising violence against journalists in Brazil alarms free-press advocates
By  • 23 October 2013
Free-press organizations denounced the increase of violence against journalists in Brazil after a radio manager and a journalist were shot at their radio station on Oct. 12. Claudio Moleiro de Souza was killed and Alberto…
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Journalists on low end in Bhutan’s happiness Index
By  • 23 October 2013
Journalists are growing increasingly unhappy in Bhutan, a country that uses a Gross National Happiness Index to help guide policy. Government regulation of privately owned media and newsroom staff cuts have been a real downer…
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Journalist threatened in CAR as rebels integrate national army
By  • 23 October 2013
Three editors of daily newspapers in the Central African Republic have been interrogated and reprimanded for publishing negative stories about the activities of a new government police organization. The police organization is lead by a…
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Ebay founder to fund watchdog journalism
By  • 23 October 2013
The founder of eBay announced on Oct. 16 he will create a news outlet to promote independent journalism. Moving to engaged philanthropy, Pierre Omidyar plans to sink millions into a new investigative media project with…
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Smiles of optimism, politics of caution
By  • 17 October 2013
Congressional stranglehold has long prohibited the development of cordial relations between the U.S. and Iran. Phyllis Bennis, the director of News Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., spoke about the…
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Life under sanctions in Iran
By  • 17 October 2013
Since the 1979 Iranian Revolution when Iranians overthrew the Shah supported by the West, the United States has imposed diplomatic and economic sanctions on Iran. Because of these sanctions, the country has struggled in generating…
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Nepali journalist arrested for posting a report on Facebook
By  • 10 October 2013
The simple act of posting a news article to Facebook resulted in the arrest of a Nepali journalist on Sept. 30 in the capital city of Kathmandu. The article, posted by Dinesh Acharya, the editor…
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Publisher sued by former minister after report on corruption
By  • 10 October 2013
The publisher of a newsmagazine in Suriname went on trial for allegedly damaging the reputation of a former public works minister with articles that exposed apparent corruption. Ramon Abrahams demanded over $300,000 in damages and…
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Romania: no dirty gold
By  • 10 October 2013
Demonstrators against the Rosia Montana Gold Corporation mining project in Romania held a public art protest Saturday night in downtown Toronto, Canada. Cardboard boxes were displayed with the campaign message, “Save Rosia Montana,” to symbolize…
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Togo’s leading radio station shut down, permanently
By  • 8 October 2013
The Togo government permanently shut down the country’s leading private radio station for broadcasting reports of fraud as the country was holding elections. The Broadcast and Communications High Authority of Togo had suspended Radio Légende…
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