Browsing:

Category: News and News Media

‘We Live Death’: A Chronicler of Afghan Loss Is Killed on Live TV

KABUL, Afghanistan — As he reported for years on the killing of civilians around him, the Afghan reporter Samim Faramarz grappled with the idea of mortality in a country where violent deaths are the overwhelming daily reality. “We live death,” Read more…


Myanmar Sentences Reuters Journalists to 7 Years in Prison

BANGKOK — Two Reuters reporters who documented a massacre of Rohingya Muslim villagers in Myanmar were found guilty Monday of possessing secret documents and sentenced to seven years in prison. The judge in the case, U Ye Lwin, said he Read more…


Maureen Dowd, in Australia, Explains Trump’s ‘Ego Arithmetic’

“He’s thinking of this as a reality show and he will get those ratings,” Maureen said. “He’s an attention addict.” ‘We’re the Selfie Stick’ What about the role of the media covering President Trump? When asked about this last night, Read more…


China Forces Out Buzzfeed Journalist

This was the same system China set up several years ago for The Huffington Post, which, in coordination with WorldPost, wanted to station an American reporter, Matt Sheehan, to Beijing. Chinese officials granted Mr. Sheehan a renewable six-month visa, and Read more…


Uri Avnery, Israeli Journalist and Peace Activist, Is Dead at 94

Mr. Avnery became an increasingly lonely voice on Israel’s dwindling political left as the country shifted rightward. But Ayman Odeh, the leader of the Joint List of Arab parties in the Israeli Knesset, said of Mr. Avnery on Monday, “His Read more…


An Acclaimed Photographer in Bangladesh Says He Was Tortured

The last time the acclaimed Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam had a major run-in with the police, it was for a 2010 project documenting official torture and death squads, which led the Dhaka police to besiege and shut down his gallery Read more…


Belarus Detains 18 Journalists in Raids at Independent Outlets

MOSCOW — The authorities in Belarus have detained at least 18 journalists, accusing them of unlawfully obtaining information from a state news agency, local news reports said on Wednesday, raising fears of a crackdown on dissent. Accompanied by police officers, Read more…


In Africa, Mystery Murders Put Spotlight on Kremlin’s Reach

Moscow says three Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic by robbers, but others believe they were targeted for investigating mercenaries with links to the Kremlin. Source Link


A Generation Grows Up in China Without Google, Facebook or Twitter

HONG KONG — Wei Dilong, 18, who lives in the southern Chinese city of Liuzhou, likes basketball, hip-hop music and Hollywood superhero movies. He plans to study chemistry in Canada when he goes to college in 2020. Mr. Wei is Read more…


How Alan Friedman, Italy’s Professional American, Put Paul Manafort in Jail

In March 2013, the same month Mr. Friedman’s parents and sister came to Italy for his marriage to Gabriella Carignani, the descendant of a noble Tuscan family, Mr. Friedman helped arrange a lobbying trip to Washington for Mr. Prodi. In Read more…