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55 min ago | TIME.com

VICE Journalist Freed After 3 Days of Captivity in Ukraine

Simon Ostrovsky, who was abducted and held by pro-Kremlin rebels in east Ukraine this week, speaks on a mobile phone as he arrives in a hotel in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after being freed, on April 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, World News, Ukraine

5 hrs ago | PC World

Facebook tries to break the news with FB Newswire

Facebook, looking to provide more valuable news information, is providing a new tool to that will post real-time content related to the day's news.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Explosion targets journalist's car in Cameroon

The Committee to Project Journalists says an explosion destroyed the car of a journalist in Cameroon who had been warned by the government to be careful over his coverage of security forces.

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Related Topix: World News, Cameroon

11 hrs ago | Navy Times

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

An Afghan policeman prevents journalists from approaching Cure International Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

15 hrs ago | New York Magazine

Columbia Student Paper Hears This Internet Journalism Stuff Is Going...

The kids at the Daily Spectator have decided that digital-first is the way of the future and will move to a once-a-week paper copy while maintaining a daily website, becoming the first Ivy to ditch print, Capital New York reports .

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19 hrs ago | AlertNet

European human rights body says concerned about abuses in Azerbaijan

Human rights are deteriorating in Azerbaijan, a European watchdog said on Wednesday, calling on the authorities to uphold regional standards and expressing concerns over what it says is a "worrying pattern" of abuse.

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Related Topix: Azerbaijan, Asia, World News, Ilham Aliyev

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Government Executive

What the Shift to Mobile Means for Blind News Consumers

If a website is designed haphazardly, it doesn't only look out of control. The user experience can be just as messy for someone who can't see.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

France unveils plan to stop youths joining jihad

This Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows rebels from al-Qaida affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra waving their brigade flag as they step on the top of a Syrian air force helicopter, at Taftanaz air base that was captured by ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Francois Hollande, Terrorism

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

In this Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 file citizen journalism image provided by the Local Committee of Arbeen which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, members of the UN investigation team take samples from the ground in the Damascus countryside of Zamalka, Syria.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News

Norwalk Citizen News

New book provides backstage pass to rock history

This book cover image released by Riverhead shows "There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll," by Lisa Robinson.

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Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, New York, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, Punk, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

The Baltimore Sun

Pakistan TV channel under pressure from military after shooting

Pakistan's Defence Ministry has demanded that a prominent news channel be suspended after it reported that the country's powerful spy agency was behind the shooting of one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, a media regulator said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, Asia,

WGBH

Book News: Gabriel Garcia Marquez Left An Unpublished Manuscript

Gabriel GarcA a MA rquez left behind an unpublished manuscript when he died last week at age 87, Cristobal Pera, editorial director of Penguin Random House Mexico, told The Associated Press.

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Suria

Mourners flock to funeral of Myanmar...

Hundreds of mourners gathered Wednesday to mark the funeral of Win Tin, a former journalist and giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Prison, Aung San Suu Kyi, Charitable Organizations, Human Rights Watch

Albany Times Union

Reporter For 'Vice' Reportedly 'Taken' By Pro-Russian Militia In Ukraine

Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter for Vice News, was "taken" by pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

Greste trial proceedings approach 'peak farce'

Al-Jazeera English correspondent Peter Greste appears in a defendant's cage in the police institute court house along with several other defendants during the widely criticised trial in Cairo.

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Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood

Fox 23

Lindsay Lohan rep slams vodka-drinking interview claim

A representative for Lindsay Lohan has vehemently denied sensational allegations that the actress downed vodka during a recent interview with a style magazine.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Lindsay Lohan, Entertainment

JAM! Showbiz

Lindsay Lohan's rep denies drunk interview

A representative for Lindsay Lohan has vehemently denied sensational allegations the actress downed vodka during a recent interview with a style magazine.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Lindsay Lohan, Entertainment

Armenian Liberty

Watchdog Condemns Azeri Treason Charges Against Journalist

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned authorities in Baku for charging a prominent Azerbaijani journalist with high treason over allegations that he spied for Armenia.

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Related Topix: Armenia, World News,

North County Public Radio

North Country inmates on the bus: free and nowhere to go

Every year, hundreds of men are shipped to prisons here in the North Country, to correctional facilities in Watertown or Malone, Moriah or Ray Brook.

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Related Topix: Ray-Brook, NY, Saranac Lake, NY

Andover Advertiser

Coulson denies awareness of hacking

Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson has denied ever being played a voicemail message left on James Bond actor Daniel Craig's phone by secret lover Sienna Miller - or knowing that employees were targeting mobiles of the rich and famous.

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Related Topix: Daniel Craig

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