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What it means to be a real journalist

April 29, 2010

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One reviewer accuses the murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya of being hot-headed. Why has this become a pejorative term, asks Maria Tumarkin 28 April 2010 Tags: journalism, Maria Tumarkin, Russia Print this article Email this article Follow Inside Story on AFP Photo/ Jens Schlueter IN A RECENT review of Anna Politkovskaya’s Nothing but the Truth: […]

Anna Politkovskaya murder suspects found not guilty

February 19, 2009

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19 February 2009 By Dominic Ponsford Press Gazette A Moscow jury has acquitted three men charged with the killing of journalist and Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya. The campaigning journalist for Novaya Gazeta was shot dead outside her Moscow flat in 2006 in a contract-style killing. She had a history of exposing atrocities perpetrated in Chechnya […]

With Gaza, Journalists Fail Again

January 28, 2009

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By Truth Dig. Posted on 27 Jan 2009 AP photo / Sebastian Scheiner A rainbow, as if projected by the American media, is seen over the northern Gaza Strip, from the Israel-Gaza Border. By Chris Hedges The assault on Gaza exposed not only Israel’s callous disregard for international law but the gutlessness of the American press. […]

Brave women Journalists–Aye Aye Win, Myanmar

October 22, 2008

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Aye Aye Win, a correspondent for the Associated Press in Myanmar, is one of the only women journalists in her country. Win works under the repressive military junta, so her movements are closely monitored by authorities. She has been called “the axe-handle of the foreign press” by other media outlets in Myanmar because she has helped open the […]

Politkovskaya Trial Date Is Set

October 11, 2008

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Breaking News 3:02pm UK, Tuesday October 07, 2008 Sky News UK Four men will go on trial in a military court next Wednesday in connection with the murder of Russian investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya, a court spokesman has said. Activists in Paris remember murdered journalist Anna Politkovskaya Politkovskaya, a critic of the Kremlin who was […]

A decade on, Stephen Glass scandal raises questions about journalism

May 17, 2008

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The World Today – Friday, 16 May , 2008 12:33:00 Reporter: Reged Ahmad ELEANOR HALL: The US political magazine, The New Republic, spent more than 80 years building a reputation for quality journalism.But one man managed to damage that legacy and the reputations of a series of other journals when he sold them fake stories. […]