Posts Tagged “Journalists”

ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media

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ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media

ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media The ADC-Research Institute (ADC-RI) is proud to announce the formation of the Media Research Project. The primary objective of the project is to research, track and document anti-Arab and Islamophobic bias in the media, public discourse, and from public officials. This tracking project will…

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CPJ details repression against journalists

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CPJ details repression against journalists

CPJ details repression against journalists The Committee to Protect Journalists has released a detailed liftoff repressive measures against journalists which we are happy to share with your readers. It also includes an appeal for support and we urge you to consider supporting the CPJ financially to help them continue their important work On a strange…

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Is the French Mass Media Democratizing the Press?

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Is the French Mass Media Democratizing the Press?

Is the French Mass Media Democratizing the Press? The coverage of Mr. Zemmour vs. Ms. Hapsatou Sy has let victimization and guilty prevail over freedom of the press in France By Abdennour Toumi Burton Rascoe said, “A news sense is really a sense of what is important, what is vital, what has color and life,…

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Journalists under assault in Syria

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Journalists under assault in Syria

Journalists under assault in Syria At least 70 Syrian journalists trapped in southwestern Syria The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about dozens of Syrian journalists and media workers trapped in the southwestern Syrian provinces of Daraa and Quneitra. At least 70 journalists and media workers are caught in Quneitra between advancing forces aligned…

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The disturbing silence on Israel’s killings in Gaza

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The disturbing silence on Israel’s killings in Gaza

The disturbing silence on Israel’s killings in Gaza Mainstream American and Israeli news media fuel the killings of Arab and Muslim journalists by their immoral silence, while only caring about journalists abused in countries where they have political comfort. Israel has killed or seriously wounded 22 journalists covering their sniper killings of civilians on the…

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

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Seven Palestinian journalists injured by gunfire in Gaza protests Israeli military snipers appear to be intentionally targeting journalists who are covering their brutal assault of Palestinian civilians who are protesting in Gaza against Israeli policies. A total of 22 have been injured including two who died of their wounds since Palestinian protests began on March…

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Jordanian hate speech law could further stifle press freedoms

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Jordanian hate speech law could further stifle press freedoms

Jordanian hate speech law could further stifle press freedoms By Ignacio Miguel Delgado Culebras CPJ Middle East and North Africa Correspondent Recently proposed amendments to Jordan’s 2015 cybercrime law, including a vague and broad definition of hate speech, will further stifle press freedom on the pretext of protecting the country’s citizens, and could result in further…

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint Beirut, February 6, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the arrest of Iraqi freelance journalist and political commentator Samir Obeid and called on Iraqi authorities to release him immediately. Men who identified themselves as Iraqi security forces arrested Obeid at a checkpoint on the outskirts of…

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Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

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Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions New York, October 30, 2017– CPJ today condemned attacks against the Kurdish media in Iraq and called on all parties to refrain from targeting the press as political and military tensions escalate over a Kurdish independence bid. In recent days, attackers stabbed to death a journalist,…

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Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria

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Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria

Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria Two Kurdish reporters killed on duty by car bombings in eastern Syria Beirut, October 16, 2017–Kurdish journalists Dilshan Ibash and Hawker Faisal Mohammed died from injuries sustained during October 12 suicide car bomb attacks that occurred in the eastern Syrian village of Abu Fas, where the two reporters were…

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Hamas, Abbas slammed for media abuses

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Hamas, Abbas slammed for media abuses

Hamas, Abbas slammed for media abuses The Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and their rivals, the de-facto Hamas administration in Gaza, have both tightened the noose on freedom of expression in recent months, launching a repressive clampdown on dissent that has seen journalists from opposition media outlets interrogated and detained in a bid to exert pressure…

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How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth?

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How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth?

How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth? Many of today’s young people don’t see the value of newspapers. They have their heads and minds buried deeply into their cell phones, not just for talking and texting but for writing, typing, viewing videos and storing thousands of digital photographs. They Snapchat, Instragram, Facebook, Twitter…

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