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Foreign correspondents know how to get under the skin of a country. But where do they go when they want to get away from it all? In this article, well-travelled journalists reveal their ultimate holiday escapes.
Read the full article here: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2016/jan/24/secret-hideaway-foreign-correspondents-holiday-escapes
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A leading Yemeni journalist was killed by an air strike on Sunday, January 17, as he left a village where up to 21 civilians had been killed days earlier.
Almigdad Mojalli was one of a handful of Yemeni journalists working with international news organisations, including the Telegraph, to report on the country’s ten-month war.
Read the full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/yemen/12104610/Leading-Yemeni-journalist-who-worked-for-international-media-killed-in-air-strike.html
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Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post foreign correspondent, was recently released after spending nearly 18 months in an Iranian jail.
Before his detention, Mr. Rezaian explained how much he wanted to give readers a more nuanced portrayal of a country often demonized by American politicians and media.
Read the full article here: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/us-reporter-jason-rezaian-wanted-to-show-positive-side-of-iran/article28252586/
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Getty Images, the world leader in visual content and communications, and Visual China Group (“VCG”), a leading Chinese visual communications and new media business, today announced an exclusive distribution partnership that will enable Getty Images customers to access the extensive visual library from Corbis Images. As a result, the existing Getty Images collection of almost 200 million images will expand to include Corbis Images content, creating an unprecedented collection of images, videos and historic archival content for creative and editorial use worldwide.
Read the full article here: http://press.gettyimages.com/getty-and-corbis/
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A Moroccan investigative journalist was released from prison Sunday after serving a 10-month sentence for adultery in a case that rights groups described as politically driven.
Speaking to reporters after his release, Hicham Mansouri described a violent police raid on his apartment in March, followed by police questioning that largely deviated from the charges he faced.
Read the full article here: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765683544/Moroccan-journalist-is-released-after-10-months-in-prison.html
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Lord Hall, the director-general of the BBC, yesterday unveiled plans to cut £150 million from the BBC’s budget, including paring back spending on sports rights and back office staff. But he is planning a second, much deeper, round of savings, which the corporation has timed to coincide with the publication of government proposals for the broadcaster’s next Royal Charter.
Read the full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/bbc/12004246/BBC-Four-and-News-Channel-facing-axe-as-BBC-eyes-cuts-of-550m.html
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Al Jazeera America will shutter its cable TV and digital operations by April 30 of this year, the company announced Wednesday. The decision by the AJAM board was “driven by the fact that our business model is simply not sustainable in light of the economic challenges in the U.S. media marketplace,” said AJAM CEO Al Anstey.
Read the full article here: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2016/1/13/al-jazeera-america-to-close-down.html
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