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UN Condemns Killing of Journalist in Brazil

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:32:00 GMT

The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom has condemned the killing of Joo Miranda do Carmo, an online journalist in Brazil, and called for an investigation into the incident.

CNN Reporter Elise Labott Suspended After Biased Refugees Tweet

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 18:49:00 GMT

By linking her CNN article about the Syrian refugee crisis to a tweet where she clearly expresses her opinion on the controversy Labott destroyed her credibility as an objective reporter, and tarnished the reputation of CNN.

UN Condemns Killing of Two Journalists in Iraq

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:12:00 GMT

The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization voiced deep concern today over the reported killing of two Iraqi journalists in Mosul.

UN Condemns Killing of Bangladeshi Blogger Ananta Bijoy Das

Mon, 18 May 2015 21:51:00 GMT

The head of the United Nations agency with a mandate to defend freedom of expression and press freedom worldwide today voiced grave concern about the safety of citizen journalists in Bangladesh following the killing of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das on 12 May.

UN Condemns Murder of Mexican Journalist

Tue, 12 May 2015 22:37:00 GMT

The UN called for a full inquiry into the killing of journalist Armando Saldaa Morales in Mexico.

UN Marks 'World Press Freedom Day'

Sun, 3 May 2015 20:13:00 GMT

Freedom of expression and press freedom are critical to the successful implementation of good governance and human rights around the world.

Bob Simons Sudden Death in a Car Accident is a Blow to Journalism!

Thu, 12 Feb 2015 22:59:00 GMT

The one part of his career Im most interested in, his early days in Vietnam, has only, so far, received sketchy coverage; I suspect this will change in time, since he just died yesterday.

UN Debates Journalism After Charlie Hebdo

Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:08:00 GMT

The UN agency mandated to protect free expression hosted at its Paris headquarters a day of reflection and held a wide-ranging debate on press freedom.

In the Homicide of an Unidentified North Austin Woman, Why Was a Man Arrested, Then Let Go?

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19:26:00 GMT

Why were Austin Police making a welfare check on a North Austin woman Thursday morning? It turns out now (weve now learned), once APD went to the yet unidentified womans house (12000 block of Staton - between W. Parmer Ln. and W. Howard Ln., just west of Metric Blvd.), they found her dead, and theyre confident in ruling it a homicide.

Why Does Sharpshooter Justin Bourque Have a Grudge Against the Royal Canadian Police?

Thu, 5 Jun 2014 20:45:00 GMT

A Reuters report (Canada police extend manhunt...) is the latest news Ive heard, regarding this gunman, 24-year-old Justin Bourque, who has already killed three police officers and wounded two more, in Moncton, New Brunswick (in Canada - see map). That is, if the Royal Canadian Police has spotted him...

Was Philip Durans Death (In Kyle, Tx, 4/27/13), By Nathaniel Eddlemans Car, a Deliberate Hit and Run?

Fri, 30 May 2014 20:43:00 GMT

While watching KXAN News last night, I heard about the vehicular hit and run of Philip Duran on April 27, 2013 (a little over a year ago), by a young man by the name of Nathaniel Eddleman. Eddleman, who is now 18, but was 17 at the time he hit and killed Phillip Duran, turned himself in to the Hays County Jail, but was quickly released yesterday after posting bond.

Whats Behind the Shootout at the Pointe On Rio Construction Site Near UT?

Thu, 1 May 2014 19:49:00 GMT

Efforts to size-up a construction site double shooting Wednesday, near the University of Texas campus (MLK Boulevard and Rio Grande) have their limits, thus far. The time of the shooting, where both a fired worker, possibly returning to his former work site seeking revenge...

NBC Journalist Edwin Newmans Documentary 'A Worlds Fair Diary' Stirs Up a Few Memories!

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:55:00 GMT

I waxed nostalgic yesterday evening as I watched an NBC News story, marking the 50th Anniversary for the grand opening of the 1964 Worlds Fair; my Aunt Martha lived in New York at that time, was rolling in dough...

UN Denounces Killing of Journalist in the Philippines

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:51:00 GMT

The UN denounced the killing of journalist Rubylita Garcia and called on authorities in the Philippines to investigate the case.

The Lake Waco Murders: An Email Interview with 'Texas Monthly' Writer, Michael Hall

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:50:00 GMT

The Lake Waco Murders (July 13, 1982) exist in two dimensions: one, is how the story projects itself forth, promulgated by the news, witnesses, the WPD, attorneys, the DA, and then ultimately, by a very gifted writer