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Editorial: Press freedom important for public - The Dominion Post

Editorial: Press freedom important for public
The Dominion Post
OPINION: Unfashionable though it may be to say so in the wake of recent events, the press serves as an essential bulwark against tyranny, corruption and other forms of malfeasance.
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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, August 26, 2013 12:45 PM

Press freedom pivotal for democracy in developing countries.

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Press freedom groups denounce repression in Azerbaijan - CPJ Press Freedom Online (blog)

Press freedom groups denounce repression in Azerbaijan - CPJ Press Freedom Online (blog) | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
Hetq Online Press freedom groups denounce repression in Azerbaijan CPJ Press Freedom Online (blog) In a joint statement today, leading international press freedom and human rights groups, including CPJ, condemned the ongoing repression of...
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Roland Martin Named National Association Of Black Journalists' Journalist Of ... - Huffington Post

Roland Martin Named National Association Of Black Journalists' Journalist Of ... - Huffington Post | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
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Roland Martin Named National Association Of Black Journalists' Journalist Of ...
Huffington Post
Martin said that he was "thankful and humbled'' by the award from the NABJ.
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Abbas Pardons Journalist Sentenced for Insulting Him - New York Times

Abbas Pardons Journalist Sentenced for Insulting Him - New York Times | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
Ma'an News Agency Abbas Pardons Journalist Sentenced for Insulting Him New York Times The president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, has pardoned a Palestinian journalist whose one-year prison sentence for insulting him on Facebook was...
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Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez Draws Crowd At Freedom Tower & FIU - WBFS

Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez Draws Crowd At Freedom Tower & FIU - WBFS | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
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Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez Draws Crowd At Freedom Tower & FIU
WBFS
Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez entered Miami's famed Freedom Tower to hundreds of people chanting, “¡Libertad! ¡Libertad!” In English, that translates to “Freedom!
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AP: Obama 'Limiting Press Access in Ways That Past ... - The Blaze

AP: Obama 'Limiting Press Access in Ways That Past ... - The Blaze | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
Editor's note: The author of this story is Nancy Benac of the Associated Press. – WASHINGTON (AP) -- A photo of the Obamas hugging that was released on Election Day 2012 has become the world's most popular tweet on ...
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Azerbaijan Government Worried by Facebook Activism - Institute for War and Peace Reporting - P212

Azerbaijan Government Worried by Facebook Activism - Institute for War and Peace Reporting - P212 | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
The social networking site Facebook is booming in Azerbaijan, where more than a million people now use the site. (Azerbaijan Government Worried by Facebook Activism- Plain old censorship may not work.
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U.S. accuses Egypt of stifling freedom of expression over questioning of popular satirist - Middle East

U.S. accuses Egypt of stifling freedom of expression over questioning of popular satirist - Middle East | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
U.S. State Department lambasts Egyptian authorities for targeting comedian Bassem Youssef over allegations he insulted President Mohammed Morsi and Islam.
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Press freedom in Egypt.

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Censorship is alive and well in Canada – just ask government scientists - The Globe and Mail

Censorship is alive and well in Canada – just ask government scientists - The Globe and Mail | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
Censorship is alive and well in Canada – just ask government scientists /via @globeandmail http://t.co/InVqQ9bQzR
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Blaming Hacked Off for destroying press freedom lets more powerful press ... - Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

Blaming Hacked Off for destroying press freedom lets more powerful press ... - Telegraph.co.uk (blog) | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
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Why it's still a good time to be a young journalist - Poynter.org

Why it's still a good time to be a young journalist Poynter.org And while it's true that many journalism institutions once had enough cash to bankroll foreign bureaus and cross-country trips for major breaking news, anyone who says they set out in...
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Media regulation and censorship in China: Changes on the horizon? - Houston Chronicle (blog)

Media regulation and censorship in China: Changes on the horizon? - Houston Chronicle (blog) | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
Houston Chronicle (blog)
Media regulation and censorship in China: Changes on the horizon?
Houston Chronicle (blog)
The growth of digital content distribution created a censorship conundrum in Chinese media regulation.
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China and media freedom

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Journalist suspended over FT article asking China to abandon North ...

Journalist suspended over FT article asking China to abandon North ... | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
An editor is 'relieved of his position' after he wrote an opinion article urging China to review its links with Pyongyang after third nuclear test.
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Freedom of the press returns to Myanmar after 50 years - NBCNews.com (blog)

Freedom of the press returns to Myanmar after 50 years - NBCNews.com (blog) | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
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Freedom of the press returns to Myanmar after 50 years
NBCNews.com (blog)
Myanmar ended a five-decade state monopoly on daily news, when four privately owned newspapers hit the streets on Monday.
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Press freedom in Myanmar.

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Burma Approves News Dailies Amid Outcry

Burma Approves News Dailies Amid Outcry | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
Journalists, despite hailing major step toward press freedom, voice outrage at country's new draft media law (RT @Liberationtech: #Myanmar media bill bans reporting on battles with ethnic rebels, criticism of constitution
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Somali women's rights reporter shot dead in Mogadishu

Somali women's rights reporter shot dead in Mogadishu | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
Colleagues and friends mourn death of Rahma Abdulkadir, who is the third journalist killed in the country this year (RT @juliamacfarlane: Journalist who covered women's rights shot dead in #Somalia 3rd journalist killed this year.
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Being a Journalist, Online and Off « Digital Frontiers

Being a Journalist, Online and Off « Digital Frontiers | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
When Sharing Your Story Interferes With Telling Others’ Kate Woodsome | Washington DC [Ed. note: Kate Woodsome is a VOA multi-media journalist covering U.S. immigration and rights movements from Washington.
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27 Year Old Kenyan Journalist Working For The Star Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances! | Ghafla!Kenya

27 Year Old Kenyan Journalist Working For The Star Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances! | Ghafla!Kenya | Global Press Freedom | Scoop.it
Bernard Wesonga, a correspondent for The Star was found dead Sunday morning in his house in Mombasa. The deceased's housemate found him dead and he wa...
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