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Vatican Puts 2 Journalists On Trial For Reporting On Leaks

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.24.2015 | Media

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Two Italian journalists who wrote books detailing Vatican mismanagement go on trial Tuesday in a Vatican courtroom along wi...

Three Russian Journalists Injured In Syria

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.24.2015 | Media

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Defense Ministry says three Russian journalists have been injured while traveling to front-line positions in Syria. T...

Journalists, Activists Face Controversial Trial In Morocco

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.19.2015 | Media

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Seven journalists and activists went on trial Thursday in Morocco in a case widely criticized by human rights groups as p...

Reporter Appears For Vatican Summons, But Refuses To Answer

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.18.2015 | Media

VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Italian journalist who is under criminal investigation by the Vatican for publishing a book about scandals at the Holy S...

NASA 'Wins The Internet' By Giving Surprise Interview To Young Boy

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.17.2015 | Science

This little reporter got his first big interview after NASA replied to a photo blog post where he said he wanted to write about rockets going into spa...

Journalist Snubs Vatican Magistrates Seeking To Question Him

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.16.2015 | Media

VATICAN CITY (AP) — One of the Italian journalists whose expose of Vatican mismanagement has made headlines is refusing to appear before Vatica...

Vatican Puts 2 Reporters Under Investigation In Leaks Probe

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.12.2015 | Media

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican said Wednesday it had placed two Italian journalists under investigation in its probe over leaked documents tha...

UN Experts Call On Iran To Stop Arresting Journalists

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.12.2015 | Media

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. human rights experts are calling on Iran to stop arresting and prosecuting journalists, saying a new crackdown on freedom of...

Rights Group Says Libyan Journalist Kidnapped In Tripoli

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.12.2015 | Media

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan rights group says armed men have kidnapped a Tripoli-based journalist in front of his home. Nizar Ibrahim, spok...

The Journalist and the Spy -- A Veteran's Day Tribute

Barb Abramson | Posted 11.10.2015 | Impact
Barb Abramson

When we reached the end of the row of greeters, I found a spot to sit with him before his ride picked him up. "What did this trip mean to you?" I asked him. He grabbed my hand and whispered; his voice choked up. "This was the homecoming I never had!

Egyptian Journalist Faces Accusations By Military

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.09.2015 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — A leading investigative journalist and human rights advocate is facing accusations from Egypt's military prosecutor, his colleague...

Myanmar's Fledgling Journalists Gird For Historic Election

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.05.2015 | Media

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Their predecessors suffered torture, imprisonment and death at the hands of a die-hard military regime for more than ha...

Journalist Jacqueline Sutton's Friends Skeptical Of Suicide Reports

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.19.2015 | Media

Friends and colleagues of Jacqueline Sutton, a British journalist who was found dead in an Istanbul airport restroom over the weekend, said they...

Former BBC Journalist Mysteriously Found Dead At Istanbul Airport

Associated Press | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.19.2015 | Media

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Iraq director of an organization promoting journalism in conflict zones has been found dead in unexplained circumsta...

Reporter Discovers Student Loan Shit Your Pants Syndrome #SYP

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

My condolences for being a professional and award-winning reporter. The people who read or view the stuff folks like you produce, just don't understand how little most talented reporters, journalists, and writer actually make. It's pretty sad.

As Anti-Latino Sentiment Brews, Is MSNBC Planning to Cut Its Only Latino Anchor?

Juan Escalante | Posted 09.17.2015 | Latino Voices
Juan Escalante

Should MSNBC push ahead with their currently proposed schedule and effectively push José Díaz-Balart's show off the air, it will send a strong message to Latinos, immigrants and its current viewership, that there is no place for their only Latino anchorman.

#SandstormLebanon: Gritty Social Media Sarcasm

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.15.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

That's all Lebanon needed, a deadly sandstorm to accompany the government's paralysis, crumbling infrastructure, rolling demonstrations, and pervasive frustration.

Regrets and What to Do With Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.

Turkish Journalists Face Prison For Spreading 'Terror Propaganda"

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.07.2015 | World

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish prosecutors are seeking sentences of up to seven and a half years in prison for 18 journalists they accuse of engaging...

250 Must-Follow Twitter Feeds For Every Food Activist

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.05.2015 | Impact
Danielle Nierenberg

Whether you have found a chef that speaks to your soul or want to learn more about organic agriculture, Twitter has proven to be a powerful platform...

Farah Nosh, Canada's War Photographer

Nate Clark | Posted 06.03.2015 | Media
Nate Clark

For award winning photojournalist Farah Nosh, there is a photograph that defines the madness of war, and it's one of her own.

What I Hate...

Gerry Myers | Posted 05.16.2015 | Politics
Gerry Myers

I hate that we are leaving such a mess to our children and grandchildren. Solution: Congress should stop acting like children and do their jobs.

Social Media, Ethics and Awards

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

We need more such incentives to prompt journalists, bloggers and others to couple journalistic prowess with self-regulated ethics in a bid to avoid the force-feeding of often outdated or unfair laws.

Press Freedom Must Not Be Compromised in Fight Against Extremism

Courtney C. Radsch | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics
Courtney C. Radsch

There is a valid concern that the countering violent extremism initiative could provide justification for governments to broaden surveillance online and use it to curb human rights and civil liberties.

If It's February, This Must Be Brussels

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.23.2015 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

Yes, it's a twist on the 1969 film starring Suzanne Pleshette and Charlie Cartwright "If it's Tuesday, this must be Belgium," about a group of American tourists zipping through Europe on a bus tour with barely time to see anything.