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Egypt’s Revolution Brings Changes for Journalists, Audience

Written by Al Pessin | Cairo Egypt’s revolution in January and February led to major changes in the country’s media, changes that affect both journalists and news consumers. Since Egypt’s revolution, there is more competition among the nation’s newspapers, more

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Posted in Human Rights, Political Censorship

Woman Journalist’s Murder Turns Veracruz into Deadliest State for Media This Year

Yesterday’s discovery of the body of Yolanda Ordaz de la Cruz, a crime reporter and columnist for the regional daily Notiver in the east-coast port city of Veracruz, adds her name to the long list of journalists who have been

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Posted in Human Rights

Brazilian Newspaper Reporter Quits, Alleging Censorship

Source: Journalism in the Americas After the recent controversial firing of journalist Aguirre Peixoto, the newspaper A Tarde is embroiled in another controversy over one of its employees. Reporter Emanuella Sombra resigned, Monday, March 28, after disagreeing with edits that

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

Newspaper Carrier Runs a One-Girl Censorship Show

Source: Emirates 24/7 About 50 customers received Monday morning’s edition of the Woodstock Sentinel-Review without the front page headline and banner after a newspaper carrier objected to the use of the word “hellish.” The carrier cut out the offending headline

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Brazilian Digital Newspaper Accuses State Government of Censorship

Source: Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas – By Adriana Prado   The site Midiamax, a digital newspaper in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, said in a message sent to the Brazilian Press Association (ABI in Portuguese)

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