Archive for February, 2017




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.”

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Imago/ muller-Stauffenberg

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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Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images

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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Sweden Royals Birthday

Henrik Montgomery /TT News Agency via AP

Thursday, February 24, 2017: ” Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf has called upon the global media to report objectively on his country as a result of the riots sparked by President Trump’s criticism of the Scandinavian country’s generous immigration policies.


Read the full article here: http://pulse.com.gh/international/in-sweden-king-carl-demands-serious-reporting-from-global-media-id6268848.html


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Johnathan Head/Twitter/@pakhead

Thursday, February 23, 2017: ” BBC journalist Jonathan Head faces 5 years in a Thailand  prison for his investigation of fraud on the island of Phuket. Charges surfaced in 2015 after Head’s investigation of how two foreigners were scammed out of property on the Thai Island.

Read the full article here: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/2/9/258713/World/International/BBC-journalist-faces-five-years-jail-for-Thailand-.aspx

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AP/ Mico Smiljanic

Friday, February 17th, 2017: ” The International Press Institute (IPI) is working with “Insurance for Journalists” an insurer specializing in the coverage of journalists. Covering more than 120 countries, IPI represents some of the leading digital, broadcast, and print news outlets in the world. Talkingnewsmedia.com analyzes the heighten dangers that come with present day journalism and what IPI is doing to ensure the safety of journalists around the world. ”

Read the full article here: http://www.talkingnewmedia.com/2017/02/16/international-press-institute-to-begin-working-with-insurance-for-journalists/


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