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Gunmen Shoot Dead Libyan Journalist In Targeted Killing

AP | ESAM MOHAMED | Posted 05.26.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Gunmen shot dead a newspaper editor who was an outspoken critic of Islamists in Libya's volatile east on Monday, in a targeted...

Michael Calderone

News Outlets Didn't Publish Benghazi Detail At CIA's Request | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.02.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- U.S. intelligence officials, speaking on a not-for-attribution basis, provided reporters Thursday with the most detailed explanation yet o...

Michael Calderone

Questions Continue Over Early Libya Reporting | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Sept. 12, Reuters reported that there were protesters present when the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was attacked and described the assail...

Michael Calderone

NY Times Stands By Early Libya Reporting | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Tuesday night, State Department officials said they never concluded there were protests leading up to the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. c...

Libyan Journalists Held In Pro-Gaddafi Town

AP | Posted 09.08.2012 | Media

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan militia commander says two local journalists are being held in a town known for its support of deposed ruler Moammar ...

Why Libya Needs a Free Media to Emerge

Everette E. Dennis | Posted 05.28.2012 | World
Everette E. Dennis

Countries free of tyrants are not wholly liberated without a free and open media. In the wake of the revolution the media in Libya can play an integral role in stabilizing the country by promoting transparency and engaging the people of Libya in the great debates that will shape their future.

Italian Journalists Kidnapped In Libya Freed

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 10.25.2011 | Media

MILAN — Four Italian journalists who were freed Thursday after being taken hostage by Moammar Gadhafi loyalists said they thought they would be ...

What It Was Like To Ride Into Tripoli With The Rebels

AP | BEN HUBBARD and KARIN LAUB | Posted 10.22.2011 | Media

TRIPOLI, Libya — Our drive to Tripoli started with news of a prison break and ended with a party. Around noon Sunday, we were waiting at a rebel...

Women Lead The Way In Libya Battle Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.22.2011 | Media

Women led the way in the coverage of the rebel advance into the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Sunday night. Opposition forces (aided by NATO and the...

Howard Kurtz: Where's Media's Skepticism On Libya?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN's Howard Kurtz criticized the media for its coverage of the international air strikes on Libya, saying that the press was shirking its duty to be ...