Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Kidnapped journalist speaks on a Youtube video
By  • 19 July 2013
Dutch journalist Judith Spiegel and her husband, who were kidnapped in Yemen a month ago, appear to be alive after speaking on "*a video*":http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxgJKuQ-eFM released on Youtube and Facebook July 15. An armed group abducted…
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The leader of the ruling party in the Bulgarian Parliament invades TV station
By  • 3 July 2013
Volen Siderov, leader of the Bulgarian political party Ataka, which is also the ruling party of the Parliament, invaded the studios of the state-owned TV broadcaster BNT for a couple of hours on June 28.…
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Police And Demonstrators in Brazilian Social Protests Target Journalists
By  • 3 July 2013
More than a dozen journalists have reportedly been physically attacked, injured, or detained over the past three weeks while covering protests in Brazil that grew out of anger over fare increases on public transportation. The…
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Brazilian media executive murdered near Rio de Janeiro
By  • 18 June 2013
A Brazilian newspaper editor was brutally gunned down Monday, June 10, in a city in the Rio de Janeiro state, according to local and international reports. Police indicated that the murder may have been an…
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Suspension of an online newspaper forum
By  • 5 June 2013
The National Communication Council (NCC) of Burundi decided to suspend the readers’ forum of the online newspaper Iwacu May 30. The NCC sent a written decision to the independent newspaper saying the forum would be…
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Free press at an ‘all-time low’ in Yemen following recent attacks
By  • 8 May 2013
A Yemeni watchdog group that champions media rights and free speech has declared that press freedom in Yemen is at an all-time low following recent assassination attempts, harassment and government persecution of journalists. The Freedom…
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The Zambian government defended press freedom at the 11th Annual Media Awards
By  • 5 May 2013
The Zambian Deputy Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, Mwansa Kapeya, said the government is trying to provide a better, freer environment for the press. During the ceremony of the 11th Annual Media Awards at…
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SEEMO concerned by press freedom deterioration in South Eastern Europe
By  • 25 April 2013
The International Press Institute-affiliated South East Europe Media Organization (SEEMO) expressed concern April 17 over press freedom violations in the Balkans region. This includes a series of developments in Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia Herzegovina, Kosovo or…
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Radical website editor jailed in Azerbaijan
By  • 25 April 2013
A prison sentencing in early April will add one more Azerbaijani journalist to the country’s prisons. Azerbaijan is the seventh worst jailer of journalists in the world, and the second worst in the region, according…
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Vietnam detains Cambodian journalist
By  • 23 April 2013
Vietnamese authorities arrested and detained the editor of a Cambodian newspaper on April 13 when he and his family made a weekend visit to their hometown in Tra Vinh province. Vietnamese authorities arrested Ly Chhoun,…
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