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On the Matter of Stepping on a Bear's Tail

Jimmy McMillan | Posted 04.02.2014 | Media
Jimmy McMillan

These days, true journalism, the fourth estate of any functioning republic, consists primarily in breaking the codes of secrecy surrounding our governments' actions. And these sources of so-called "truth" cannot always be fully trusted either.

Launching 'A Burmese Journey'

Burma Journal | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Burma Journal

A group of 20 top, young journalists -- 11 from Myanmar and 9 from the United States -- set out on a series of journeys last month through a country undergoing dramatic change.

As Journalism 'Dies,' Young French and American Writers Take Matters Into Our Own Hands

Melanie Bavaria | Posted 11.12.2012 | Media
Melanie Bavaria

The founding team of La Jeune Politique sees the changing world of journalism not as a death threat but as an opportunity. While the rest of the world is talking about the lack of jobs, this most dedicated team of young people has decided to create their own.

Dragons of Freedom: In the Most Dangerous Place for Journalists

Kiran Nazish | Posted 07.03.2012 | Media
Kiran Nazish

2011 was one of the worst years for journalists everywhere, and Pakistan was called the most dangerous place. Growing militancy, political and military instability, a deteriorating economy -- journalism is the first to suffer directly from these ailments.

"Off the Map" Is Off the Mark

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
MP Nunan

I've got a litmus test for whether a film or television show focusing on aid-workers, journalists or policy wonks is going to be a worthy representati...

Looking Back at 25 Years of Exploration

Lisa Ling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lisa Ling

Sometimes when I watch the news, I see talking heads who shout and tell people what to think. So many news executives underestimate Americans' interest in international news, but Explorer never has.

Journalists Killed 2009: Record Number Dead, International Watchdog Group Says

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — An international press freedom watchdog said that 2009 saw a record number of journalists killed, including the single worst massacre...

Climate Lobby Investigation Goes Global — and Digital

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy L. Barnett

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has been raking in the awards for its international tobacco smuggling investigation. Now it's targeting the lobbying effort to influence the treaty on climate change.

We Want Obama Say Murrow Foreign Journalists at Syracuse University

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Snow

The vast majority of Arabs are moderate and do not support violent extremism. This is not a silent majority, but a silenced majority.