Journalists

In this photo released by Riodoce, journalist Javier Valdez poses for a photo an unknown location in Mexico. Valdez, a veteran reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday, May 15 2017, in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. Valdez is the fifth journalist to be murdered in Mexico in just over two months, and the second high-profile reporter to be slain in the country this decade after Regina Martinez Perez, who was killed in 2012. (Riodoce via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 12:07 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez was driving in broad daylight down a street he must have known well, just a block from his office, when he became the latest victim of a wave of journalist killings that has hit Mexico. Masked gunmen forced Valdez from his red Toyota Camry, shot him dead and left...
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In this photo released by Riodoce, journalist Javier Valdez poses for a photo an unknown location in Mexico. Valdez, a veteran reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday, May 15 2017, in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. A Sinaloa state government official said Valdez was shot dead in the early afternoon in the state capital, Culiacan, near the offices of the publication he co-founded, Riodoce. (Riodoce via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 11:29 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez, an award-winning reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday in the northern state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in Mexico. Valdez is at least the sixth journalist to be murdered in Mexico...
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In this photo released by Riodoce, journalist Javier Valdez poses for a photo an unknown location in Mexico. Valdez, a veteran reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday, May 15 2017, in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. A Sinaloa state government official said Valdez was shot dead in the early afternoon in the state capital, Culiacan, near the offices of the publication he co-founded, Riodoce. (Riodoce via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 10:16 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez, an award-winning reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday in the northern state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in Mexico. Valdez is at least the sixth journalist to be murdered in Mexico...
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May 15, 2017 - 4:25 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez, a veteran reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. Valdez is...
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May 15, 2017 - 3:30 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican official says another journalist has been slain in the country, one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. The government official in the northern state of Sinaloa says Javier Valdez was killed Monday in the state capital, Culiacan, near the offices...
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Bob Woodward, left, talks with Carl Bernstein during the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
April 30, 2017 - 2:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States. With President Donald Trump...
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Bob Woodward, left, talks with Carl Bernstein during the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
April 30, 2017 - 2:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Correspondents' Dinner hasn't been derailed by the absence of President Donald Trump and the Hollywood stars who often show up. Prominent Washington journalists celebrated the First Amendment during the annual dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years...
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Gabriele Del Grande, left, is flanked by his partner Alexandra D'Onofrio after landing at the Bologna airport, Italy, Monday, April 24, 2017. An Italian journalist has returned to Italy after being detained 2 weeks in Turkey for entering an area without permission. Gabriele Del Grande, a blogger and documentary maker who has reported on Syrian refugees, was detained after entering Hatay region in southern Turkey. He arrived Monday at Bologna airport and said he had been treated well but wanted to know why he was deprived of freedom for 14 days “for doing his job.” (Giorgio Benvenuti/ANSA via AP)
April 24, 2017 - 9:57 am
ROME (AP) — An Italian journalist returned home on Monday after being detained for two weeks in Turkey, apparently because he entered an area near the Syrian border without the necessary permission. Gabriele Del Grande, a blogger and documentary-maker who has written about refugees, was detained in...
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Gabriele Del Grande, left, is flanked by his partner Alexandra D'Onofrio after landing at the Bologna airport, Italy, Monday, April 24, 2017. An Italian journalist has returned to Italy after being detained 2 weeks in Turkey for entering an area without permission. Gabriele Del Grande, a blogger and documentary maker who has reported on Syrian refugees, was detained after entering Hatay region in southern Turkey. He arrived Monday at Bologna airport and said he had been treated well but wanted to know why he was deprived of freedom for 14 days “for doing his job.” (Giorgio Benvenuti/ANSA via AP)
April 24, 2017 - 6:09 am
ROME (AP) — An Italian journalist has returned to Italy after being detained for two weeks in Turkey, apparently because he entered an area near the Syrian border without proper permission. Gabriele Del Grande, a blogger and documentary maker who has written about refugees, was detained after...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, prominent Russian journalist Nikolai Andrushchenko poses in St. Petersburg, Russia. 73-year old Andrushchenko, has died of his injuries six weeks after being attacked in St. Petersburg, is reported Wednesday April 19, 2017, by Russian media outlets, citing his lawyer and the editor-in-chief of his newspaper, Novy Peterburg. (AP Photo/Denis Usov)
April 20, 2017 - 3:07 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A prominent Russian journalist who died on Wednesday after being attacked had previously been targeted for his work, his editor said on Thursday. Before his death, Nikolai Andrushchenko, a 73-year-old journalist at the Novy Peterburg newspaper, had been in a medically...
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