The sound of silence in Turkey

From protests to corruption, Turkish media is finding fewer subjects can be safely covered. A strange thing happened less than a week after militants from the Islamic State in the Levant, or ISIL, seized...

Mexican radio host killed on air

A Mexican radio show host and activist known for his opposition to a dam project was shot and killed during a live broadcast in the western city of Mazatlan. Atilano Roman Tirado was on air speaking to the...

Mexican journalist abducted before peace rally

A Mexican journalist was abducted and threatened on Oct. 5 for planning to cover a peace rally in the east-central state of Puebla. Miguel Ortega, a reporter for the RexRadio news outlet in Teziutlan, told a...

Cuba tells journalist to stop work or face prison

Cuban police arrested and detained a journalist for an opposition newspaper and told him to halt work or face four years in prison, a press freedom group said. Bernardo Arévalo, a journalist from the...

Project Exile: Ukrainian flees amidst fighting

"The fighters play with the city like it is a game of Battleship." After the home of one of their colleagues was shot-up with machine-gun fire, Ukrainian journalists Olena Kolgusheva and Yaroslav Kolgushev...

Vice News thrives with young audience, controversy

From North Korea to the Islamic State, Vice's international reporting attracts both audience and critics. Six days after Brooklyn-based Vice News released a five-part documentary on the group known as the...