Archive for February, 2016


(Photo by Stephen Yang)

Interview with Stephen Yang, who has covered protests in Baltimore and Ferguson. He has also made photographs in Tahrir Square, Egypt and he has covered the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Additionally, he has covered many local news stories in New York City and beyond.

Read the full article here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ben-arnon/how-to-shoot-a-photograph_b_9178738.html


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(Charles Ommanney/The Washington Post)

“Matthias Kolb is a digital correspondent for Süddeutsche Zeitung (literally, “Southern German Newspaper”) assigned to his second presidential campaign. If the political process occasionally strikes native-born Americans as odd, it can look positively, well, foreign to a journalist from Munich who’s just dropped into the American heartland.”

Read the full article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/how-the-presidential-campaign-looks-through-the-eyes-of-a-foreign-journalist/2016/02/10/22dd0a96-cb98-11e5-ae11-57b6aeab993f_story.html

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The American University and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting are teaming up to offer two International Reporting Fellowships worth $2,500 each. The deadline for applications are March 31, 2016.

Applications can be found here: fellowship application (pdf)fellowship application (doc)

You must be an AU student to apply for this extraordinary opportunity. Please contact Bill Gentile with questions.

More information on the fellowship here: http://american.edu/soc/journalism/Pulitzer-Center-Fellowships.cfm

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From the growth of violence in the Middle East to the increasing threat of cyber crime, The Telegraph’s foreign correspondents explain whether they think the world is safer than five years ago.

Read the full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/12148181/From-the-frontline-is-the-world-safer-than-it-was-five-years-ago.html

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(Michael Runkel/Getty Images)

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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Smoke rises during an air strike on an army weapons depot on a mountain overlooking Yemen's capital Sanaa April 20, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

(Khaled Abdullah/Reuters)

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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