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Dear Media Core: Axing Access to Contraception = More Pregnancies!

Melissa S. Grant | Posted 02.10.2016 | Women
Melissa S. Grant

Cutting the funding to Planned Parenthood will do nothing to curb the need for abortion. Education and contraception could curb unintended pregnancy rates, but that's what Planned Parenthood does.

Taliban Attack On Afghan TV Employees Widely Condemned

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.21.2016 | Media

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A deadly Taliban attack on a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan's biggest TV station drew widespread condemnation ...

Suicide Bomb In Afghan Capital Targets Journalists, Kills Seven People

Reuters | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.20.2016 | Media

A Taliban suicide car bomber targeted a minibus carrying journalists working for a private Afghan television channel on Wednesday, killing seven empl...

Moroccan Journalist Is Released After 10 Months In Prison

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.18.2016 | Media

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A Moroccan investigative journalist was released from prison Sunday after serving a 10-month sentence for adultery in a c...

Belarusian Journalist Convicted Of 'Illegal' Reporting

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.13.2016 | Media

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A Belarusian journalist has been fined for freelancing for an exiled television channel under a new restrictive media law...

Polish Journalist Expelled From Russia In Tit-For-Tat Move

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.18.2015 | Media

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russia is expelling a Moscow correspondent for a leading Polish newspaper in a tit-for-tat move after a Russian reporter ...

US Military To Limit Media Access To Guantanamo Bay Prison

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.17.2015 | Media

MIAMI (AP) — New limits are being imposed on media access to the detention center at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the commander of t...

Anti-ISIS Group Says 1 Of Its Journalists Killed In Syria

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.17.2015 | Media

BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian media activist group that reports on Islamic State group activities says that one of its journalists has been assassinat...

Journalists Behind Bars: 2015 Report Highlights China, Egypt

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.15.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — China, Egypt and Iran top the list of the world's leading jailers of journalists in a new annual report by the New York-based C...

Brother Of Iran-Held Reporter Delivers Petition For Release

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.04.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The brother of a Washington Post reporter detained in Iran since July 2014 delivered a petition to Iran's United Nations missio...

Egypt Lawyers Say Journalist Detained For 'False News'

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.02.2015 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian researcher and freelance journalist detained upon arrival in Egypt is being investigated for spreading false news, in ...

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...