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2009 marks decade’s deadliest year for African journalists

Perspectives

2009 marks decade’s deadliest year for African journalists

In Somalia, nine local journalists were murdered or killed in combat situations. Tom Rhodes of the Committee to Protect Journalists writes about the deteriorating situation for journalists in Somalia and explains why this figure is especially startling considering that sub-Saharan Africa has historically had one of the lowest journalist murder rates.

Posted: December 17, 2009 15:40   Comments: 2
Somali journalist on culture of violence and crippled press

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Somali journalist on culture of violence and crippled press

Mustafa Haji Abdinur, an AFP journalist and the founder of Radio Simba in Somalia, sits down with Martin Savidge to discuss the culture of violence in daily Somali life and the war against the independent press. Since 2007, fighting in Somalia has killed 19,000 civilians and displaced 1.5 million Somalis.

Posted: November 24, 2009 18:26   Comments: 7
Analyzing media coverage and embeds in U.S. conflicts

Interview

Analyzing media coverage and embeds in U.S. conflicts

On this Veteran's Day, we look at the role of journalists and their coverage of America's conflicts. John Maxwell Hamilton, former foreign correspondent and currently the dean of journalism at Louisiana State University, joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the role of journalists in recent war coverage.

Posted: November 11, 2009 13:41   Comments: 2
Journalists risk their lives reporting in the Philippines

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Journalists risk their lives reporting in the Philippines

Correspondent Mark Litke and producer Ara Ayer report from the Philippines where there are more newspapers in print, more points of view and more influence in broadcast journalism than ever before. But since People Power in 1986, more than 70 journalists have been murdered.

Posted: November 3, 2009 17:56   Comments: 4
Russian journalists’ murders go largely unpunished

Interview (video)

Russian journalists’ murders go largely unpunished

The Committee to Protect Journalists -- in a report out on Tuesday -- says 17 editors, reporters, photographers, columnists and a publisher have been killed in Russia since 2000. Joel Simon of CPJ discusses how the murders have impacted Russian journalism.

Posted: September 15, 2009 10:47   Comments: 0
Afghanistan news hunt results

News Hunt

Afghanistan news hunt results

Worldfocus partnered with News Trust to find some of the best journalism on Afghanistan and its second-ever presidential election. Find out how the international media portrayed the election.

Posted: August 27, 2009 08:43   Comments: 0
U.S. in a game of carrots and sticks with North Korea

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U.S. in a game of carrots and sticks with North Korea

North Korea's capture and conviction of two American journalists couldn't have come at a worse time, writes Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge, as the U.S. tries to ensure their safe return while simultaneously pressing North Korea on nuclear containment.

Posted: June 11, 2009 10:42   Comments: 1
Mexican journalists prepare for job with survival training

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Mexican journalists prepare for job with survival training

Approximately 50 journalists have been killed in Mexico since 2000. A Worldfocus contributing blogger in Mexico writes about facing masked guerillas and tear gas in a survival training session for journalists.

Posted: June 1, 2009 10:43   Comments: 0
A reporter’s look down the barrel of a gun

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A reporter’s look down the barrel of a gun

American journalist Roxana Saberi is heading home after she was released from an Iranian prison earlier this week. Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge writes about his own experience being detained.

Posted: May 15, 2009 10:50   Comments: 1
North Korea sets trial date for detained U.S. journalists

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North Korea sets trial date for detained U.S. journalists

North Korea said on Thursday that two American journalists arrested near the border with China will be put on trial early next month. Joel Simon of the Committee to Protect Journalists discusses the case and the plight of journalists around the world.

Posted: May 14, 2009 15:17   Comments: 0

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