Media News http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19722/all en Paris shootings: Police hunt gunman who fired on newspaper office, bank (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/131118/shots-fired-at-paris-newspaper-office-major-bank-headquar 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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/131118/shots-fired-at-paris-newspaper-office-major-bank-headquar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Need to Know France Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5992393 at http://www.globalpost.com Sevan Nisanyan: Turkish-Armenian blogger jailed for blasphemy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130523/sevan-nisanyan-turkish-armenian-blogger-jailed-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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130523/sevan-nisanyan-turkish-armenian-blogger-jailed-blasphemy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Want to Know Turkey Thu, 23 May 2013 23:08:04 +0000 Jill Langlois 5845038 at http://www.globalpost.com Mary Thom: Prominent journalist and feminist dies in motorcycle accident http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130428/mary-thom-prominent-journalist-and-feminist-dies 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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130428/mary-thom-prominent-journalist-and-feminist-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Want to Know United States Sun, 28 Apr 2013 22:26:41 +0000 Jill Langlois 5827350 at http://www.globalpost.com Iraq suspends TV channels after deadly unrest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/130428/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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/130428/iraq-suspends-tv-channels-after-deadly-unrest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Need to Know Iraq Sun, 28 Apr 2013 13:10:07 +0000 Jill Langlois 5827063 at http://www.globalpost.com Former president of Brazil Lula to write column for The New York Times http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/130423/former-president-brazil-lula-write-column-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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/130423/former-president-brazil-lula-write-column-the-new-york-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Strange But True Brazil United States Tue, 23 Apr 2013 17:27:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5823370 at http://www.globalpost.com Somalia reporter killed in fourth journalist murder this year http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/somalia/130422/somalia-reporter-killed-fourth-journalist-murder-year Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh, a reporter for Somali National Television and Radio Mogadishu, was killed as he returned home from work.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/somalia/130422/somalia-reporter-killed-fourth-journalist-murder-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Somalia Want to Know Mon, 22 Apr 2013 22:13:53 +0000 Jill Langlois 5822702 at http://www.globalpost.com Boston Phoenix closing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130314/boston-phoenix-shuts-down <!--paging_filter--><p>BOSTON &mdash; The presses will stop at The Boston Phoenix.</p> <p>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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boston.com/culturedesk/2013/03/14/phoenix/QqQzavbEwKfG70lq9GCWVO/story.html" target="_blank">A press release from Phoenix Media said</a>:</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130314/boston-phoenix-shuts-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Want to Know United States Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:07:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5783755 at http://www.globalpost.com Somalia offers $50,000 reward for information on journalist killers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/somalia/130218/somalia-offers-50000-reward-information-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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/somalia/130218/somalia-offers-50000-reward-information-journalist-killers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Somalia Want to Know Mon, 18 Feb 2013 14:40:44 +0000 Jill Langlois 5759021 at http://www.globalpost.com Journalists Yves Debay, Mohamed Al-Massalma killed by snipers in Syria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/syria/130118/journalist-yves-debay-killed-sniper-syria The war reporter was shot once in the head and once in the chest.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/syria/130118/journalist-yves-debay-killed-sniper-syria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Conflict Zones Syria Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:01:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5736273 at http://www.globalpost.com China: Beijing News publisher resigns over censorship dispute http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130109/china-censorship-beijing-news-publisher-resigns-southern-weekly 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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130109/china-censorship-beijing-news-publisher-resigns-southern-weekly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News China Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:40:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani and Ben Carlson 5732144 at http://www.globalpost.com British newspapers agree to regulator http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121206/british-newspapers-agree-regulator The editors agreed to the establishment of an independent newspaper regulator, but stopped short of accepting Leveson's recommendation for a new law that would allow state-sanctioned oversight on media.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121206/british-newspapers-agree-regulator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News United Kingdom Thu, 06 Dec 2012 17:55:27 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5728229 at http://www.globalpost.com Erik Izraelewicz, editorial director of Le Monde, dies at 58 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/121128/erik-izraelewicz-editorial-director-le-monde-dies-at-58 Izraelewicz was overseeing the production of the paper when he was said to have felt unwell before suffering a heart attack.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/121128/erik-izraelewicz-editorial-director-le-monde-dies-at-58" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News France Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:06:59 +0000 Jill Langlois 5727395 at http://www.globalpost.com Brazil: Journalist shot to death in front of home http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/121122/brazil-journalist-shot-death-front-home Carvalho, 52, who owned and edited website Ultima Hora News, had been receiving death threats since last year.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/121122/brazil-journalist-shot-death-front-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News Brazil Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:19:06 +0000 Jill Langlois 5726852 at http://www.globalpost.com BBC begins disciplinary action on flawed Newsnight report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121113/bbc-begins-disciplinary-action-flawed-newsnight-r A BBC report written by the company's Scotland director, Ken MacQuarrie, said "basic editorial checks were not completed."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121113/bbc-begins-disciplinary-action-flawed-newsnight-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media News United Kingdom Tue, 13 Nov 2012 20:09:41 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5725843 at http://www.globalpost.com Greek journalist Kostas Vaxevanis arrested for releasing 'Lagarde List' of Swiss account holders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121028/greek-journalist-kostas-vaxevanis-arrested-releasing-lagarde-list Vaxevanis, who has been charged with breach of privacy, said the list he published is the same one that was given by the then French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde to her Greek counterpart, Giorgios Papakonstantinou.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121028/greek-journalist-kostas-vaxevanis-arrested-releasing-lagarde-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Greece Media News Europe Sun, 28 Oct 2012 21:51:17 +0000 Jill Langlois 5724235 at 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