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By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Turkey rejects appeal for further investigation into the Hrant Dink murder

Turkey’s constitutional court has rejected an appeal by Hrant Dink’s family that an effective investigation into Dink’s murder has not been pursued. The court rejected on the basis that not all legal remedies More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Mexico: Journalist, Jorge Celestino Ruíz Vázquez killed, 11th murder since December

Journalist Jorge Celestino Ruíz Vázquez , a collaborator with the Graphic newspaper of Xalapa, was killed in Veracruz, Mexico, according to a Telesur TV report (computer translated). photo/Alan Cleaver Ruiz is More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Fake News: Outlets attack Trump for America’s addition to the ‘deadliest countries for journalist’ list

The United States is officially now among the deadliest countries for journalists, according to an annual report now out from Reporters Without Borders. The U.S. ranked among the most lethal countries for journalists, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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2018 was a deadly year for journalists, 80 killed, nearly 350 in prison, 60 more are hostages

A total of 80 journalists were killed this year, 348 are currently in prison, and 60 are being held hostage, according to the annual worldwide round-up of deadly violence and abusive treatment of journalists released More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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TIME selects ‘persecuted’ journalists as Person of the Year

Time named a group of journalists it called “the guardians” from “the war on truth” as its Person of the Year. All of those named “have paid a terrible price to seize the challenge of this moment,” Time More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Trump attacks Saudis over Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, the ‘worst cover-up ever’

President Trump on Tuesday called the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and its aftermath the “worst cover-up ever,” as new information continues to be revealed about the journalist’s death More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Palestinian teen stabs and kills Ari Fuld in a mall

A Palestinian teenager allegedly an American-born Jewish man to death at a West Bank shopping center on Sunday. Israeli authorities have identified the victim as Ari Fuld, 45, a dual U.S.-Israeli citizen widely More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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ABC’s Jon Karl conflates calling the press ‘fake news’ to Russia murdering journalists

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week‏,” host Jon Karl asked National Security Adviser John Bolton about the cancellation of his interview with CNN, making a shocking false equivalency between the “fake news” More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Afghanistan: Kabul blasts leave 25 dead, 9 identified as reporters

According to the information obtained by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), at least nine journalists were killed and six others were badly injured in a double suicide bombing this morning in Kabul, in which the second More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Spreading the News: How News Sites Create Passive Income

There are a ton of fake news sites out there, and the media highlighted many of them in the previous election. With another midterm election looming, and political tensions at perhaps an all-time high, news sites More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Facebook’s Panorama Político reporter Pedro Damián Gómez murdered, third journalist killed in Mexico this year

As Mexican drug cartels battle over control of key trafficking routes and street-level distribution, another journalist has been found dead. In Tijuana, Pedro Damián Gómez, the director of a Facebook outlet More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, November 27th, 2016
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New Hot Trend: Political Science Graduates as Journalists

The state of journalism today is not very stable. People are questioning those who used to be easily accepted as reliable sources. Opinions are commonly being touted as facts and reported as news. However, there More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Journalists Salud Hernandez, Diego D’Pablos and Carlos Melo go missing in Colombia

(CNN) Three journalists covering the cartels and Marxist guerrilla infested areas of Colombia have gone missing. First was Spanish journalist Salud Hernandez, who went missing while working on a story in Catatumbo, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Kenji Goto beheaded in latest ISIS video

The Islamic extremists group called Islamic State murder another hostage after blackmailing Japan for millions. Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa were hostages of ISIS, both brutally murdered by the Sunni Muslim group. Prime More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Islamic State executes James Foley in video, Steve Sotloff next as they threaten US

James Foley was murdered by the Sunni extremists, Islamic State in a new video The conflict in the Middle East continues to worsen with a Tuesday video depicting an IS member beheading journalist James Foley as More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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Filipino broadcaster, Rogelio Butalib, gunned down in Davao Del Norte, third radio journalist killed in two weeks

Another radio broadcaster was shot dead in the Philippines Wednesday, making it the third murder of a journalist in two weeks. photo/Alan Cleaver The victim is 44-year-old Rogelio Estrada Butalid, a commentator More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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Philippines: Surigao del Sur broadcaster, Michael Diaz Milo, shot dead; second journalist killed in a week

For the second time in just a week, a Filipino radio broadcast journalist has been shot and killed, according to the Philippines News Agency today. Prime FM national supervisor Michael Diaz Milo, 34, host of a More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
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Ryan Ferguson freed by Missouri appeals court for murder of sports editor Kent Heitholt

A Missouri state appeals court panel overturned on the murder conviction of a Missouri man who has maintained his innocence while serving a 40-year sentence for the slaying and robbery in 2001 of a newspaper sports More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 2nd, 2013
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Philippines: Mario Sy is the third journalist killed in two days, following the murders of Bonifacio Loreto and Richard Kho

Three journalists have been killed in the Philippines in the span of two days, making it the country’s worst run of media killings in nearly four years.   Image/CIA The latest victim, freelance news More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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DOJ sued to release documents on Michael Hastings following his death

A journalist and a researcher have sued the Justice Department for access to the FBI records on the late journalist Michael Hastings. The lawsuit follows the FBI’s failure to respond to separate Freedom of Information More...


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