A rise in organized crime makes Honduras one of the deadliest countries in the world, as CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Two Turkish journalists who were imprisoned in a Syrian jail were released and flew to Tehran on Saturday as part of what appears to be a prisoner swap between Turkey and Iran.
Sara Ganim and members of The Patriot-News Staff in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting on Monday for their coverage of the spiraling Penn State sex abuse scandal.
Journalism is not as black and white as most people would like to believe. We ought to be able to see all shades of grey between the fresh revelations of email hacking by a Sky News reporter, the News International phone hacking scandal and other examples of journalists breaking the law to obtain stories.
Veteran journalist Morley Safer talks about the career of colleague Mike Wallace.
For decades, Mike Wallace defined the image of the hard-charging investigative reporter. News of his death at 93 came Sunday and with it a multitude of remembrances and assessments of a complex man.
The Syrian government is trying to "systematically dismantle" the anti-regime "citizen journalist network" and have seized a key player in the operation, activists told CNN Saturday.
Four journalists accused of being involved in an alleged plot to overthrow the Turkish government were released on Monday pending the outcome of their trial in a case that is seen as a test of press freedom in Turkey.
Two more journalists have just died in Syria. They gave their lives for one simple reason: to bring the world the news; to find out the truth about what is happening in Syria, so the rest of us can sit in the safety of our living rooms, reading about it in the paper, watching it on television or perusing it on our digital devices.
A former editor says Rupert Murdoch is prepared to sacrifice UK journalists to protect News Corp. from U.S. legal action.
Media magnate Rupert Murdoch will meet journalists at his News International subsidiary in London Friday, to take charge of the crisis surrounding the embattled Sun newspaper, with some speculating whether he will "sacrifice" UK staff to prevent the controversy from spilling across the Atlantic.
It is a tribute to New Journalism that it remains controversial, 50 years after an Esquire article by Gay Talese awakened writers to the possibility that reporters' copy was not limited to a dull recitation of the facts, that those facts could be employed to create literature.
Amy Holmes, David Shuster and Howard Kurtz take a look at coverage of Jodi Kantor's new book, "The Obamas."
Two Swedish journalists who were found guilty in Ethiopia of supporting terrorism were sentenced to 11 years in jail Tuesday, the Swedish Foreign Ministry said.
Ethiopia refuses to free two Swedish journalists accused of terrorism. CNN's Per Nyberg reports.
Sweden's prime minister wants two Swedish journalists who were found guilty Wednesday of supporting terrorism in Ethiopia to be freed and returned home as soon as possible, saying they were on a "journalistic mission."
Pakistan is the world's deadliest country to work in for journalists, a dubious distinction it has earned for the second year in a row, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in its annual report.
Two Swedish journalists charged with terrorism in Ethiopia will hear their verdict Wednesday, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. If they are found guilty they could face up to 15 years in prison.
Turkish police detained dozens of people in a wave of raids targeting suspected members of the "press and propaganda wing" of a banned Kurdish separatist group accused of committing acts of terrorism, the semi-official Anatolian Agency reported Tuesday.
Christiane Amanpour will return to CNN with a weekday program on CNN International while continuing at ABC News as a global affairs anchor, the networks announced Tuesday.
The number of journalists jailed around the world increased more than 20% in 2011, mainly because of government crackdowns in the Middle East and North Africa, a nonprofit organization said Thursday.
A French TV correspondent said Friday she thought she was going to die as a crowd of 70 men violently assaulted her near Cairo's Tahrir Square, where Egyptians have staged days of demonstrations against the interim government.
American-Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy describes her assault at the hands of uniformed Egyptian riot police.
S. Africa's nat'l assembly passed legislation some say is a threat to journalistic freedom and anti-corruption efforts.
Several journalists accused of being involved in an alleged plot to overthrow the Turkish government appeared in an Istanbul court on Tuesday for the first hearing in a trial that is seen as a test for media freedoms in Turkey.
Columnists are the heart and soul of any journalistic enterprise.The unfettered voices of a newspaper or magazine, they opine, snarl, and otherwise shout from the treetops.The best columnists have a mastery of subject, an ironclad take, and complete command of the written word. As Fortune columnist Geoff Colvin once told me, to succeed as a writer you must grab the reader by the lapels, shake him, and never let him go.
Two Swedish journalists charged with terrorism in Ethiopia face years in prison after their arrest in a prohibited region along the nation's border with Somalia.
Police in London have applied for a court order under the Official Secrets Act to try to force the Guardian newspaper to reveal confidential sources who have provided information on the phone-hacking scandal.
In the days following the 9/11 attacks, Attorney General John Ashcroft asserted that criticism of the Bush administration "only aids terrorists" and "gives ammunition to America's enemies." White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer warned that "all Americans ... need to watch what they say, watch what they do." Meanwhile, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told television executives they should not air videos from Osama bin Laden because these could contain coded messages.
CNN producer Jomana Karadsheh explains being held in Tripoli's Rixos Hotel and how the journalists were set free
The gunman showed that he was human.
Four Italian journalists were kidnapped Wednesday in Libya by unknown assailants, a spokesman for the Italian foreign ministry confirmed to CNN.
CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Arwa Damon about Libyan opposition fighters gaining control of the airport in Tripoli.
When CNN iReport was created five years ago, it was intended to be a vehicle for people to share their stories with the world. And it is! But it's become so much more along the way: a community, a teaching tool, a place for collaboration and even a career builder.
Finally, a media scandal of true systemic corruption. That's what we get with the allegations that News of the World and other properties in the Rupert Murdoch domain have hacked into phones, bribed the cops and snooped around private medical records.
CNN's Randi Kaye discusses the Murdoch scandal with a biographer.
The British tabloid The News of the World is closing this Sunday.
What information is necessary in the 21st century?
Two French journalists are released after 18 months of captivity in Afghanistan.
For more, watch CNN's "WikiWars: The Mission of Julian Assange" at 8p/11p ET Sunday, July 12.
One of Morocco's most controversial journalists and publisher has been convicted of publishing misleading information and sentenced to one year in prison after articles he wrote enraged the government.
Rebel soldiers gang-raped her, slapping and beating her while she was on assignment. She was a West African journalist trying to report a story that these soldiers didn't want told. Four years after the attack she still calls herself "empty" and "traumatized." She saw her doctor, but never told anyone else but me. Today, she insists on having her story reported -- with the hope that recounting her rape will help her quiet the terrors that replay in her mind.
Three journalists who were released by Libyan officials crossed into Tunisia Thursday.
Four journalists are free weeks after they were captured by the Libyan military and then sentenced to jail for a year, a Libyan government spokesman said Wednesday.
Four journalists are free weeks after they were captured by the Libyan military despite originally being sentenced to jail for a year, a Libyan government spokesman said Wednesday.
The whereabouts of two journalists who disappeared this month while covering the war in Libya were revealed Friday and both appear to be healthy and in custody of the government, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.
It is a bitter irony that Chris Hondros, the prize-winning photographer killed in Libya on Wednesday alongside Oscar-nominated photojournalist Tim Hetherington, was to due to speak in New York next week on the dangers of covering conflict.
Palestinian journalists are finding reporting increasingly difficult in the face of the growing abuse toward them by Palestinian security forces in the West Bank and Gaza, according to a report released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch.
Breakfast at a Tripoli hotel housing international journalists took a decidedly grim turn Saturday when a desperate Libyan woman burst into the building frantic to let the world know she had been raped and beaten by Moammar Gadhafi's militia.
Four New York Times journalists missing in Libya have been captured by pro-government forces but will be released, the newspaper reported Friday.
Four New York Times journalists are missing in Libya. Lynsey Addario's husband talks to CNN.
Authorities in Yemen have deported four Western journalists amid anti-government protests.
Last week ESPN and The Poynter Institute announced plans to participate in The Poynter Review Project, a process in which a group of Poynter faculty will review ESPN content across all platforms and publicly comment on ESPN's efforts. Like previous ESPN ombudsmen, Poynter will hold an 18-month tenure in the position. SI.com spoke with Poynter President Dr. Karen B. Dunlap and Ethics Group Leader Kelly McBride on the new partnership:
Six Turkish journalists were among at least 11 people seized in police raids Thursday in a longstanding probe over an alleged plot to overthrow the government, Turkish media reported.
China rejected American criticism of its treatment of journalists Tuesday, two days after several foreign reporters, including CNN staff, were manhandled by Chinese security forces.
Turkish authorities on Friday announced the formal arrest of three journalists from a dissident website that is harshly critical of the Turkish government -- following several days of detention and interrogation.
Iranian officials said Sunday that the Middle Eastern nation will create a court focusing on "media crimes," according to state-run media reports, a move that has fueled fears Tehran is further intensifying its crackdown on journalists.
Three seasoned media veterans talk about the dangers of covering the Egypt protests, and where the coverage goes now.
As some opposition groups met with the Egyptian government in an effort to find a diplomatic solution to its political crisis, reports continued to surface of security forces detaining journalists and human rights activists.
Amid widespread criticism of Egypt for attacks on journalists, the country's prime minister on Saturday said there have been "no instructions to hinder the coverage of the media in the Tahrir area."
Journalists attempting to cover unrest in Egypt report being harassed by security forces. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
The clashes in Egypt include government vehicles mowing down protesters and attacking journalists.
U.S. President Barack Obama condemned the attacks on journalists in Egypt Friday amid mounting criticism that the assaults were being orchestrated by President Hosni Mubarak to suppress international coverage of bloodshed by pro-government operatives against peaceful protesters.
CNN's Anderson Cooper was attacked for a second time while covering the Egyptian protests.
Attacks against journalists send a message.
Journalists attempting to cover unprecedented unrest in Egypt reported being beaten, arrested and harassed by security forces and police for a second day Thursday, leading to sharply limited television coverage of the protests.
Fifty-seven journalists were killed around the world in 2010 as a consequence of their work, according to a report released Thursday by the international group Reporters Without Borders.
The posting of 92,000 documents on WikiLeaks about the war in Afghanistan represents a triumph for what I like to call "data journalism."
An Army private suspected of leaking classified material is transferred to a Marine Corps brig.
The editor for a German tabloid newspaper expressed strong concern Wednesday over two journalists charged with spying in Iran.
As countless print- or TV-based news organizations continue their descent, the future of the news business still seems curiously bright.
A newspaper reporter was severely beaten on Monday, making him the second Russian journalist in two days to be attacked by unidentified assailants.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the outrage fueled by the savage beating of a reporter in Moscow outside his home.
Investigative newspaper reporter Ismail Saymaz thought he faced 10 criminal cases against him for articles he had written.
CNN's Ivan Watson looks at reports that criticize Turkey for not doing enough to protect journalists.
Mediaite.com founder Dan Abrams: NPR's firing of Juan Williams for his comments on Muslims was a "bad strategic move."
Over the past year, American news consumers have seen the jobs of several major journalists come to an abrupt end after the wide dissemination of their off-the-cuff comments sparked controversy.
Imperfect though it is, journalism plays unique and essential roles in our society and in our democracy. Journalism serves the public and the public interest in important ways different from any other profession.
CNN's Hala Gorani reports on what Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in his speech to the U.N. General Assembly.
In a recent piece by prominent Iranian cartoonist Mana Neyestani, we see one of his favorite characters -- a cantankerous grandfather who along with his two grandchildren is a solid supporter of the Green Movement against the regime in Iran -- having managed to tie up Larry King inside a closet and trying to disguise himself as the world renowned talk show host in order to get to interview Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Journalists who say their lives are in danger in Mexico seek asylum in the U.S. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
The shooting death of a Mexican journalist last week was not due to his work but was related to a "personal problem," a Chihuahua state attorney's office spokesman said Monday.
A Mexican photographer kidnapped by drug traffickers seeks asylum in the U.S. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
A Mexican TV cameraman abducted in July after reporting on problems at a prison will seek asylum in the United States this week because he fears criminals will kill him, his lawyer told CNN on Tuesday.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday ordered an investigation into the beheading death of an Afghan journalist, his office said in a statement.
A Honduran reporter was found shot to death Tuesday in the city of San Pedro Sula, making him at least the eighth journalist killed in the country this year.
An experienced radio journalist was killed during crossfire between Islamist rebels and government forces in Somalia's capital, a journalist rights group said.
Two journalists kidnapped earlier this week by armed gunmen in Gomez Palacio, Mexico, were freed by their captors unharmed Saturday, according to the state-run news agency Notimex.
The killings of seven journalists in Honduras so far this year have not been seriously investigated by authorities, creating an atmosphere lawlessness and impunity, concluded a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists released Tuesday.
A federal appeals judge in New York will hear arguments today in what's shaping up to be a key First Amendment case. Joe Berlinger, the filmmaker behind the documentary Crude, is fighting Chevron, which successfully demanded all 600 hours of Berlinger's footage in federal court in May. Berlinger, supported by many media companies and members of the filmmaking community, hopes the appeals court will reverse the ruling and protect the footage under journalist's privilege. For more on this case, see The Media vs. Chevron: Bring It On. Among those most notable in support of Berlinger is Robert Redford, founder of the Sundance Institute and its corresponding Sundance Film Festival and Sundance Channel. He is an outspoken advocate of independent film and environmental issues, and Fortune asked him for his take on the Berlinger case.
CNN's Errol Barnett talks with one journalist about why so many are fleeing the conflict in Somalia.
Eight journalists were wounded Tuesday in an attack at a police school in Abdiasis district of northern Mogadishu, the National Union of Somali Journalists said in a news release.
Sam Rogers, from South Africa, has been awarded the top prize at this year's CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2010 Awards Ceremony.
The Committee to Protect Journalists has placed 12 countries on its Impunity Index, a list of countries where journalists have been killed and their killers have not been found.
1. John Smoltz, Turner and MLB Network: Of all who signed with baseball broadcasting entities this offseason, from Aaron Boone to Nomar Garciaparra to J.P. Ricciardi, Smoltz has the best chance for long term stardom. The future Hall of Fame pitcher was pursued by ESPN, Fox, Turner and the MLB Network because their executives saw the same thing baseball beat writers did: an intelligent and thoughtful voice on the game. Smoltz will call regular-season and playoff games for Turner and do a handful of games for Peachtree Television (they broadcast Braves games along with Fox Sports South and SportSouth). He'll also work about 15 games for the MLB Network. As for a midseason comback, Smoltz said it's unlikely to happen.
The National Enquirer is up for a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the John Edwards cheating scandal.
On Monday afternoon, the Pulitzer Prizes -- print journalism's highest honors -- were announced. Among the names not on the list: The National Enquirer.
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