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Why Nicaragua's journalists had to leave their country to keep reporting on it

Daniel Ortega once fought a Nicaraguan dictator. Now he has become one. Before "winning" a fourth term as the country's president in November, the former…
China tightens grip on microblogs
By  • 26 January 2012
Users of Twitter-like microblogs in China will soon have to reveal their identities to the site administrators, according to news reports last week. Authorities in five cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou and Shenzen, have…
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Two journalists killed in Nigeria
By  • 25 January 2012
A television journalist was fatally shot while interviewing witnesses of a terrorist attack on Jan. 20., according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Channels Television reporter and videographer Enenche Akogwu, 31, was reporting in Nigeria’s…
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Chilean government withdraws bill that could affect journalists
By  • 25 January 2012
The Chilean Government has withdrawn what some have called a controversial bill that would have allowed authorities to demand without a warrant that media companies turn over images, according to ANSA and the Knight Foundation.…
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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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