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Michael Christopher Brown/  Jeffry Ruigendijk/ JACOB NIBLETT

 

Monday, January 30, 2017: ” Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi, Annabell Van den Berghe, Alison Baskerville are three female photographers covering some of the most dangerous conflicts in the world. Learn about their experiences while covering these dangerous locations.”

Read the full article here: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/11084085/posts/1319012672

 

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Friday, February 17, 2017: ” A German correspondent for the daily “Die Welt” newspaper has been taken into custody in Turkey. He is the first German reporter to be held in a widespread crackdown on press freedom in Turkey.”

Read the full article here: ” http://www.dw.com/en/german-journalist-deniz-yücel-taken-into-custody-in-turkey/a-37603823

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Friday, February 17, 2017: ” Renown editor and journalist Lindsey Hilsum discusses the positive attributes that come with being a female foreign correspondent,”If you look at the Middle East, as a woman you never have any problem with access to generals or presidents because you are treated like an honorary man and you can also get to women who sometimes your male colleagues aren’t allowed to talk to.So as a woman it means that you can pretty much always get 100 per cent of the story, whereas sometimes it’s more difficult for men because they can’t get the female perspective.” Learn more of Hilsum’s story and the success of female foreign correspondents.”

Read full article here: http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/channel-4-news-international-editor-lindsey-hilsum-on-war-reporting-women-journalists-and-celebrating-marie-colvin/

 

 

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Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

Monday, February 20, 2017:” President Trump’s opposition of the media has created a toxic environment for journalists and outlets alike. Learn more about the history of media and political relations and how the media navigates this relationship.”

Read full article here:  https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/02/a-dangerous-time-for-the-press-and-the-presidency/517260/

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017: ” Omar Nazzal, 55, was released on Monday after nearly a year in prison and following 13 hearings in an Israeli military court. He never received specific allegations, only a “general accusation” that he was threatening “regional security”.”

Read the full article here: http://pulse.com.gh/international/in-israel-palestinian-journalist-released-after-10-months-in-jail-id6259548.html

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Tuesday, February 20th, 2017: ” The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is being honored with the George Polk Award for financial journalist for their Panama Papers Investigation. This is the 13th accolade that the ICIJ has received for their investigation of the leaked documents.

 

Read the full article here: http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2017-02-21/local-news/ICIJ-s-Panama-Papers-investigation-wins-George-Polk-Award-6736170666

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John Yaeger/Daily

Monday, February 20th, 2017: ” Journalists gathered at the University of Michigan Monday to discuss investigative reporting techniques and present day barriers that journalists face as a result of international investigations, whistleblowing, and political scrutiny. The panel consisted of journalists famous for uncovering the Panama Papers and The  Luxembourg Leaks.

Read the full article here: https://www.michigandaily.com/section/campus-life/knight-wallace-fellows-talk-big-data-and-investigative-journalism-panel

 

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