Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Storify: NPR host Cornish meets students
By  • 3 November 2014
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Ethiopian journalists charged with terrorism
By  • 25 July 2014
Six bloggers and three journalists were charged with terrorism July 17, following their arrest and imprisonment in April.  While one of the bloggers was charged in absentia, the rest appeared in an Addis Ababa court,…
Hong Kong press freedom threatened
By  • 24 July 2014
The British government expressed "serious concerns" about press freedom in Hong Kong in its recent six-month report. Presented to parliament by Foreign Secretary William Hague, the findings noted that even though people in Hong Kong…
Yemen expels one journalist, bars another
By  • 12 May 2014
By Lexie Cartee Yemen expelled a prominent U.S. foreign correspondent from the country and barred entry to another in recent days, citing immigration issues. On May 5, Adam Baron received a phone call saying there…
Police clash with journalists in Kashmir
By  • 9 May 2014
On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, more than a dozen journalists were harassed by rock-throwing police while covering demonstrations in India’s disputed Kashmir region, local news reported. The reporters were attempting to cover…
Yemeni journalist sentenced to one year over corruption allegations
By  • 19 March 2014
An appeals court in Yemen has upheld a one-year jail sentence for a journalist charged with posting false information on his Facebook page linking a local government official to corruption. A court in Al-Baydha upheld…
Vietnamese blogger jailed for two years after calling for prime minister’s resignation
By  • 11 March 2014
A Vietnamese blogger has been sentenced to two years in prison for publishing posts critical of the country’s Communist government. Truong Duy Nhat was sentenced March 4 under an indictment that said his posts “were…
Brazilian news anchor gunned down, fourth journalist killed in five weeks
By  • 4 March 2014
A Brazilian journalist and television director was shot and killed Feb. 27 in the city of Teixeira de Freitas, about 550 miles (900 km) north of Rio de Janeiro. Geolino Lopes Xavier, 44, an anchor…
Vietnamese court rejects appeal by hunger striking blogger
By  • 25 February 2014
A Vietnamese appellate court rejected an appeal by prominent dissident lawyer, human rights activist and blogger Feb. 18. Le Quoc Quan, 41, was sentenced in October 2013 to 30 months in prison and 1.2 billion…
Canadian journalist who covered Khmer Rouge missing in Cambodia
By  • 25 February 2014
A Canadian journalist and filmmaker who was reporting about atrocities under the former Khmer Rouge government has gone missing in Cambodia. Dave Walker, a Canadian freelance journalist and film producer who lived in Cambodia, disappeared…
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