Post Tagged with: "Journalism"

Image of Turkish assassin wins World Press Photo award

February 14, 2017 4:30 am
Image of Turkish assassin wins World Press Photo award

‘Taking A Stand In Baton Rouge’ by photographer Jonathan Bachman for Thomson Reuters which won first prize in the Contemporary Issues, Singles, category. As an off-duty policeman who had just assassinated Russia’s ambassador to Turkey stood in front of Burhan Ozbilici waving a gun, the veteran Associated Press photographer summoned […]

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Reporters Without Borders: 57 journalists killed in 2016

December 19, 2016 5:30 pm
Reporters Without Borders: 57 journalists killed in 2016

Sri Lankan journalists shout slogans as they hold a portrait of killed journalist Dharmeratnam Sivaram during a protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on April 29, 2016. (Photo by AP) The media rights group Reporters Without Borders says at least 57 journalists have been killed across the world in 2016.    […]

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Top American journalism recognised – Associated Press won the Pulitzer Prize

April 19, 2016 6:46 pm
Top American journalism recognised – Associated Press won the Pulitzer Prize

Refugees arriving at Lesbos. Photo / Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times/Columbia University via AP The Associated Press won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for documenting the use of slave labour in Southeast Asia to supply seafood to American tables – an investigation that spurred the release of captive workers. […]

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Al-Qaeda offers its analysis

April 1, 2016 9:30 am
Al-Qaeda offers its analysis

From left, Republican presidential candidates, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., businessman Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Photo / AP A digital newspaper that is connected to Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the terrorist organisation’s Yemeni wing, has published an article detailing […]

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BBC journalist Sarah Teale harassed in street during report

September 27, 2015 11:26 am
BBC journalist Sarah Teale harassed in street during report

  BBC journalist Sarah Teale was filming a report on the street. Picture / BBC Radio Nottingham Statistics became a reality for one BBC journalist reporting on the numbers of women harassed on the street. Sarah Teale, a journalist for BBC East Midlands Today, was perched on a wall on […]

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US Probe into domestic violence wins Pulitzer

April 22, 2015 2:00 am
US Probe into domestic violence wins Pulitzer

The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, won the Pulitzer Prize for public service yesterday for an examination of the deadly toll of domestic violence, while the New York Times collected three awards and the Los Angeles Times two. The Seattle Times staff took the breaking news award for […]

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AFP’s ‘Behind the news’ series examines what it’s like to cover world events through the eyes of those working in news

February 24, 2015 2:59 pm
AFP’s ‘Behind the news’ series examines what it’s like to cover world events through the eyes of those working in news

US President Barack Obama arrives for a press conference at the White House. AFP Photo / Saul Loeb Photographers covering the White House have to deal with many restrictions on when and where we can snap the president. For most events, we can only work in designated areas which provide […]

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AFP’s ‘Behind the news’ series examines what it’s like to cover world events through the eyes of those working in news

February 19, 2015 8:52 am
AFP’s ‘Behind the news’ series examines what it’s like to cover world events through the eyes of those working in news

AFP’s ‘Behind the news’ series examines what it’s like to cover world events through the eyes of those working in news. A prisoner dying of dysentery at Buchenwald concentation camp, as it was liberated in April 1945. AFP photo / Eric Schwab * Warning: Graphic content It comes down to […]

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Baher Mohammed, an Al-Jazeera journalist recently released on bail, holds his newborn son, Haroon

February 18, 2015 6:44 pm
Baher Mohammed, an Al-Jazeera journalist recently released on bail, holds his newborn son, Haroon

An Al-Jazeera English journalist who is getting to know his six-month-old son for the first time after spending more than a year in Egyptian prisons said he was optimistic that a retrial beginning next week would exonerate him. Baher Mohammed, 31, was initially sentenced to 10 years before an appeals […]

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