journalists

Hayward: Report Claims U.S. Now One of Deadliest Countries for Journalists

Press advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (known by its French acronym RSF) released on Tuesday the 2018 edition of its annual “Worldwide Round-up of Journalists Killed, Detained, Held Hostage, or Missing in 2018.” The media immediately went crazy with the presence of the United States for the first time ever on the list of five most dangerous countries, even though the slain American journalists in question were killed by a deranged gunman and a falling tree, not agents of the government or a terrorist organization.

Anne Arundel County Executive Steven Schuh holds today's edition of the Capital Gazette on Thursday, on June 289, 2018 in Annapolis, Maryland. 5 people were shot and killed in the newsroom of the Capital Gazette by a gunman Jarrod Ramos of Laurel Md. Has been arrested and charged with killing …

American Media Ask Trump-Putin About Mueller, not Foreign Policy

American journalists at the joint press conference between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday focused all of their questions on allegations of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Trump Putin presser (Yuri Kadobnov / AFP / Getty)

Turkish Opposition Journalists On Trial for ‘Aiding Terrorism’

Journalists and staff from a Turkish newspaper staunchly opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are going on trial in Istanbul, accused of aiding terror organisations – a case that has added to concerns over rights and freedoms in Turkey.

YASIN AKGUL/AFP/Getty Images

UN Has Another Opportunity to Condemn Cuba’s Oppression with Disappearances Review

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights is set to review Communist Cuba’s record of forced disappearances. It is the first time such a review will occur following the death of dictator Fidel Castro, and it comes at a time in which dissidents warn oppressive police behavior against them is on the rise.

Cuban security personnel detain a member of the Ladies in White dissident group during a protest on International Human Rights Day, Havana, December 10. Cuban police detained at least six protesters shouting "Freedom" and "Long live human rights" in Havana on Thursday and dissidents reported 100 arrests nationwide on U.N. …

Turkey to Deport French Journalist Detained in Southeast

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s state-run news agency says authorities will deport a French journalist who was detained while conducting an interview in the southeast near the border with Syria. Anadolu Agency says 52-year-old Olivier Bertrand was detained Friday in Gaziantep for

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 31: People protest outside the Cumhuriyet Newspaper office after thirteen journalists including the editor-in chief were arrested on October 31, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Turkish prosecutors office has accused the journalists of helping the PKK and the Gulenist terror organisation. The opposition newspaper is Turkey's …

Thomas Frank Rips the Liberal Media for Electing Trump

Liberal Thomas Frank, author of What’s the Matter with Kansas?, has ripped the mainstream media for electing Donald Trump — not by supporting him, but by colluding openly to bring him down, while covering up Hillary Clinton’s flaws.

Screenshot

Journalists Side-Swipe Car Outside Iowa Trump Rally

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The bus carrying the traveling press corps following Donald Trump’s campaign around the country side-swiped a blue Chevy Impala at the corner of 5th Street and Floyd Boulevard as it attempted to follow Trump’s motorcade to the airport.

Press Trump (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Brazilian Police: Gunshots at Media Bus in Rio May Have Been Rocks

Police in Rio de Janeiro are refusing to confirm, despite witness statements, that a bus full of international basketball journalists was shot at on its way to the main Olympic park, arguing that assailants could have broken the bus’s windows by throwing rocks at it.

Reuters/Shannon Stapleton

Muslim Writers: Islam To Blame For Global Terror

TEL AVIV – In a radical turn of events, Muslim writers from all over the Arab world are admitting that Islam itself is the problem, and that the only way to curb the terror carried out in the name of the religion is to conduct a fundamental overhaul of Islamic texts and their interpretations.

Iraqi supporters of Moqtada al-Sadr attend Friday prayers in Baghdad's Sadr City April 1, 2016, a day after the influential Shiite cleric ordered his followers to end a two-week sit-in in the capital calling for government reform. Sadr ordered his followers to end the sit-in on March 31 after the …

SC Legislator Wants Registry for Journalists

On Tuesday, a South Carolina state representative who attempted to keep the Confederate flag flying outside the statehouse, and was investigated by the Post and Courier for his spending habits, introduced a bill designed to create a registry for journalists.

AP Photo/John Bazemore

Watch: Most Journos Fail to Stand for Anthem at Democratic Debate

LAS VEGAS — Hundreds of journalists declined to stand during the national anthem at the Democratic debate at the Wynn Las Vegas, with only 20 out of nearly 400 rising from their seats, some recognizable from conservative media outlets.

Journalists sit at Democratic Debate (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)