Monthly Archives: April 2011

Two award-winning photojournalists killed in Libya

This Guardian article reports that  Tim Hetherington, 40, co-creator of the Sundance-winning documentary “Restrepo,” was killed covering fighting between Muammar Gaddafi’s forces and the opposition in Misrata. Chris Hondros, 41, a US Pulitzer finalist who works for Getty Images, was … Continue reading

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Handwritten newspapers from Japan following disaster

The Newseum in Washington has several copies of handwritten newspapers produced by journalists after the earthquake and tsunami stopped presses.

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WorldCrunch

Worldcrunch gives journalists and the public translated news from partner non-English media, stories which have been selected, translated and edited. The site currently produces around 25 stories a week with a team of five journalists in Paris and around 10-12 … Continue reading

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A new “1001,” about positive change in the Middle East

A new website launched Tuesday as a collaborative hub for news from the Middle East and North Africa. Called 1001 Stories of Common Ground, it brings together bloggers, activists, journalists, women, youth and general readers to tell stories that highlight … Continue reading

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China’s Tolerance for Dissent Tested Amid Arab World Uprisings

Read (and watch) what dissent China allows and what is not allowed during the revolutions in the Middle East.

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Who makes the News?

Good, extensive report on women’s voices in the news (a downloadable PDF) by the Global Media Monitoring Project.

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April 2nd protests in Azerbaijan

We’ve talked in class about the first wave of protests started with a facebook page in Azerbaijan. In a second wave of protests, more citizens joined in, and the police forces responded. Here is a video of the protest and … Continue reading

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