Journalists

A person walk in front of a building with the logo of the insolvent company Wirecard in Aschheim near Munich, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. German opposition parties plan to force the launch of a parliamentary inquiry into the downfall of bankrupt payment company Wirecard. (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP)
September 03, 2020 - 1:21 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Thursday they have closed an investigation into two journalists with the Financial Times that was launched following reports last year about allegations of irregularities at now-bankrupt payment company Wirecard. Wirecard's shares plunged following the reports...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2020, file photo, Portland police take control of the streets after making arrests on the scene of the nightly protests, at a Portland police precinct in Portland, Ore. Reporters — whether they're from major media outlets, freelancers or self-proclaimed “citizen journalists" — say they are doing their job and law enforcement is hindering that work. Police say protesters have masqueraded as journalists and then set fires or thrown fireworks, making it a struggle to figure out who is a real reporter during the pandemonium. (AP Photo/Paula Bronstein, File)
September 03, 2020 - 12:25 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The beam of a police officer’s flashlight swept across a group of 15 people standing on the sidewalk in downtown Portland, Oregon, recording and taking photos of the nightly protests that have roiled the city for three months. Most in the recent group wore helmets, reflective...
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Lawyers stage a protest outside the High Court while awaiting a bail hearing for jailed journalist Hopwell Chin'ono, in Harare, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. A Zimbabwean court will on Wednesday rule on a fresh bail bid by Chin'ono, in jail for more than a month, at a time his lawyers say prison authorities are forcing him to mingle with other prisoners despite showing symptoms “consistent” with COVID-19.( AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
September 02, 2020 - 2:57 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin'ono walked out of prison Wednesday saying that he had been “strengthened” by the nearly six weeks he was jailed, saying he remains committed to exposing corruption. Chin'ono, 49, was released on bail Wednesday pending trial on charges of...
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Journalists of Belarusian TUT.BY media outlet hold banners reading "I don't protest but work", "This is me at work", "Freedom for journalists!", from left to right, as they stand in front of police station in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. Some dozen Belarusian journalists went out on Wednesday night to the building of the district police department to protest against the detention of their colleagues covering the dispersal of a student rally in the Belarusian capital. (Tut.By via AP)
September 02, 2020 - 8:43 am
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Dozens of journalists gathered Wednesday outside a police station in the capital of Belarus to protest the detention of colleagues covering a demonstration against the nation's authoritarian president and an election the opposition sees as rigged. Police detained several...
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A woman waves an old Belarusian national flag standing on the roof as Belarusian opposition supporters march to Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. A vast demonstration with many thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of Belarus' authoritarian president rallied in the capital, continuing the public dissent since the disputed presidential election. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
August 29, 2020 - 11:50 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Belarus, shaken by three weeks of massive protests against its authoritarian president, on Saturday cracked down hard on the news media, deporting some foreign journalists reporting in the country and revoking the accreditation of many Belarusian journalists. Two Moscow-based...
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Zimbabwe Journalist Hopwell Chin'ono is seen through the window of a prison truck upon his arrival at the magistrates courts for his bail ruling in Harare, Monday, Aug, 24, 2020. A magistrate has denied bail to Chin'ono saying that they are no new circumstances to warrant bail for the freelance journalist who has been in custody for over a month. Chin'ono is accused of mobilizing anti government protests and is among more than 100 100 government critics who have been arrested in recent months ,according to human rights groups.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
August 24, 2020 - 8:19 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean journalist who has been held in prison for more than a month has been denied bail for the third time, while police continue arresting government critics. Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono should remain in jail, a Harare magistrate ruled Monday. Chin'ono is awaiting...
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FILE - This June 15, 2020, file photo shows the Voice of America building in Washington. More than a dozen journalists with the U.S. government's premier international broadcaster, Voice of America, may soon have to leave the United States as their visas expire with no action from the agency's new leadership. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 21, 2020 - 4:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen journalists with the U.S. government’s premier international broadcaster may soon be forced to leave the United States as their visas expire with no action from the agency’s new leadership. Some 16 Voice of America journalists will have to return to their native...
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Belarusian opposition supporters gather for a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, with a Soviet era sculptures in the foreground. Workers at more state-controlled companies and factories took part in the strike that began the day before and has encompassed several truck and tractor factories, a huge potash factory that accounts for a fifth of the world's potash fertilizer output and is the nation's top cash earner, state television and the country's most prominent theater. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
August 20, 2020 - 7:52 am
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — In a new challenge to Belarus' authoritarian ruler, hundreds of employees of state television have gone on strike amid a rising tide of protests, calling for his resignation after a vote the opposition saw as rigged. The journalists' action this week has shaken the government'...
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Canada's Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks during a news conference in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 18, 2020 - 2:37 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Former journalist Chrystia Freeland became Canada’s first female finance minister on Tuesday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Freeland to the job after Bill Morneau resigned on Monday. Freeland also keeps her job as deputy prime minister. She is credited with helping to negotiate...
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FILE - Maria Ressa, the award-winning head of a Philippine online news site Rappler, talks to the media after posting bail at a Regional Trial Court following an overnight arrest by National Bureau of Investigation agents on a libel case in Manila, Philippines on Feb. 14, 2019. A new documentary tracks Ressa’s dual life in recent years. She’s seen smiling while accepting international honors and praise from the likes of George Clooney, then grimly facing down online harassment, legal action and real world threats for her news site’s reporting on the drug war waged by President Rodrigo Duterte. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
August 09, 2020 - 3:08 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maria Ressa says she didn’t take Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seriously when he declared four years ago that “corrupt” journalists weren’t “exempted from assassination.” “In 2016, it was really, really laughable. And I thought, ‘Oh, doesn’t matter.’ I laughed,” said the...
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