Connect to share and comment

Paris shootings: Police hunt gunman who fired on newspaper office, bank (VIDEO)

French police were hunting a lone gunman on Monday after two shootings at the Paris headquarters of the Libération newspaper and Société Générale bank that left at least one man fighting for his life. The suspect remained at large, armed with a shotgun and possibly grenades.

Sevan Nisanyan: Turkish-Armenian blogger jailed for blasphemy

A Turkish court found Nisanyan guilty of "publicly insulting the religious values of part of the population" in a 2012 post he wrote about "Innocence of Muslims," which sparked protests across the Arab world.

Mary Thom: Prominent journalist and feminist dies in motorcycle accident

She had taken her 1996 Honda Magna 750 out of winter storage when she veered into traffic while entering a Yonkers highway, striking a vehicle and then being struck by another.

Iraq suspends TV channels after deadly unrest

Al Jazeera and Sharqiya are two of the channels accused of "inciting violence." A ban has stopped their operations across Iraq.

Former president of Brazil Lula to write column for The New York Times

While the columns will be published by the news agency, they will not necessarily appear in the print version of the prestigious newspaper. Lula also requested that they not be published in Brazilian media outlets.

Somalia reporter killed in fourth journalist murder this year

Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh, a reporter for Somali National Television and Radio Mogadishu, was killed as he returned home from work.

Boston Phoenix closing

BOSTON — The presses will stop at The Boston Phoenix. The 47-year-old tabloid-sized newspaper which only recently reinvented itself into a glossy magazine will be closing immediately, according to a statement from the company. A press release from Phoenix Media said:

Somalia offers $50,000 reward for information on journalist killers

At least 18 journalists were killed in Somalia last year, which is double the country's worst year on record and second only to Syria.

China: Beijing News publisher resigns over censorship dispute

The censorship dispute began on Monday, when journalists at Southern Weekly went on strike to protest Communist Party censors replacing an editorial calling for a constitutional government with a piece praising the Communist Party's accomplishments.
Syndicate content