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On The Scene: Courage In Journalism Awards 2018

Lenique Vincent | October 31, 2018 Originally Published: The Knock Turnal A sophisticated meal of salmon with a side of garden salad and bruta cheese on a bed of sun-dried tomatoes sat at dozens of tables in…

Zehra Dogan Receives “Courage in Journalism Award” in a Representational Ceremony

Originally Published: Bianet English Kurdish journalist-artist Zehra Doğan is presented her “IWMF 2018 Courage in Journalism Award” in a representational ceremony in New York where she reaches the audience by a voice recording taped during a…

Imprisoned Kurdish journalist wins Courage in Journalism Award

By Wladimir van Wilgenburg | October 28, 2018 Originally Published: Kurdistan 24 Artist Zehra Doğan was sentenced to two years nine months and 22 days in prison. (Photo: Voice Project) ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Imprisoned Kurdish artist…

Lesley Stahl, MSNBC Boss Phil Griffin Weigh in on Trump’s Attacks on the Media

By Elizabeth Taylor | Originally Published: Variety Days after high-profile actors, Democrats, and media companies were targets of alarming bomb threats, NBC News correspondent Cynthia McFadden expressed disappointment over President Donald Trump’s latest attacks on the media. “The events of yesterday…

International Women’s Media Foundation Presents 2018 Courage In Journalism Awards

Originally Published: Broadway World The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) today honored several outstanding female journalists at the 2018 Courage in Journalism Awards luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street. This year’s honorees included news agency JINHA…

Washington Post publisher calls Saudi announcement on Khashoggi a ‘coverup’

Brian Stelter | Originally Published: CNN Business New York (CNN) The Washington Post says Saudi Arabia’s announcement about the death of contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi is not an explanation at all, but a “coverup.” And the Post…

Trolls and threats: Online harassment of female journalists

The advent of social media has meant that the dissemination of hate has become as easy as a simple click. Originally Published: Al Jazeera Journalists are used to having to defend their work in the…

Where can you find funding for that local journalism project? Here’s a quick guide

BY KRISTEN HARE · AUGUST 29, 2018 Originally Published: Poynter This piece originally appeared in Local Edition, Poynter’s newsletter following the digital transformation of local news. Want to be part of the conversation? You can sign up here. …

Gender-based violence makes the internet “Not a safe place for women”

Gender-based violence makes the internet “Not a safe place for women” Great strides have been made to raise awareness about the prevalence and dangers of harassment in the newsroom. However, gender-based violence continues to be…