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  • Guinea: Journalist shot dead outside opposition meeting 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 7:56 am

    CONAKRY, Guinea - Guinea's government says a journalist was shot and killed during clashes outside a meeting of the main opposition party.

  • Media leaders urge tougher protection for journalists 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 12:33 pm

    PARIS - World media executives are urging governments to stop looking at journalists as the enemy, and to better protect reporters covering wars, crime and corruption.

  • APNewsbreak: Missing reporter tells wife he's back in China story has photos
    Updated: Feb-03-16 8:52 am

    BEIJING - The wife of a Chinese journalist who disappeared while seeking asylum abroad said she was able to speak to him by phone Wednesday and he told her he had voluntarily returned to China for investigation, but she believes he was forced back and spoke against his own will.

  • Greek journalists strike as part of anti-bailout action 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 8:12 am

    ATHENS, Greece - Greek journalists walked off the job Wednesday ahead of a general strike set to disrupt services across the country to protest pension reforms that are part of the country's third international bailout.

  • Song by Haiti's outgoing leader jeers at female journalist story has photos
    Updated: Feb-02-16 9:52 am

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's outgoing president has released a brash pop song jeering at his critics and aiming sexually suggestive lyrics at his main target, an award-winning female journalist.

  • The Latest: 2 San Diego journalists hurt in storm coverage 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 9:36 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The Latest on a winter storm lashing California (all times local):

  • Michael Feeney, 'tenacious journalist,' dies at 32 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 9:35 am

    NEW YORK - Michael J. Feeney, a former reporter for The New York Daily News and former president of the New York Association of Black Journalists, died Sunday. He was 32.

  • Turkish prosecutor seeks life term for 2 jailed journalists 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 9:18 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish prosecutors are seeking life prison terms for two prominent journalists who have been jailed on terror and espionage charges for their reports on alleged government arms smuggling to Syrian rebels, their newspaper said Wednesday amid growing concern for media freedom in Turkey.

  • Belarus journalist says police beat him; gets fined 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 11:03 am

    MINSK, Belarus - A journalist for an independent Belarusian news website who says he was beaten by police while covering a trial of opposition activists has been fined for failing to obey lawful orders.

  • Lawmaker: Backlash on reporter registry bill made point 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 6:16 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The South Carolina legislator whose journalism registry proposal touched off a media firestorm said Monday he never actually wanted to require reporters to register with the state, but the instant backlash made his point.

  • 2 Sundance films explore a journalist's on-air suicide 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 2:59 pm

    PARK CITY, Utah - When two movies are released at about the same time on the same subject, the topic is often something silly and big and spectacle-filled, like "Armageddon" and "Deep Impact" or "White House Down" and "Olympus Has Fallen."

  • Judge agrees to narrow order over leaked information 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 5:48 pm

    DOVER, Delaware - A federal judge on Friday agreed to narrow his order that required scores of people involved in a corporate bankruptcy to disclose under oath whether they had talked to reporters for the Bloomberg news service who were covering the case.

  • Chinese journalist who defected is missing from Thailand 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 11:33 am

    BEIJING - A Chinese journalist who said he was fed up with a life as a government informant and fled China last year has been missing from Thailand since Jan. 11, his wife said Friday, raising concerns he might have been abducted by Chinese agents.

  • Mother of slain journalist: Hostages' return gives hope 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 12:52 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - The mother of slain journalist James Foley said Wednesday the family was "delighted" to see the return of four Iranian-American citizens freed by Iran in a prisoner swap with the United States and is hopeful that the U.S. government will make hostages more of a priority.

  • Oregon's former first lady Cylvia Hayes gets journalism job 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 12:01 pm

    BEND, Oregon - In a continued return to the public eye after leaving Salem under federal investigation, Oregon's former first lady Cylvia Hayes announced she's landed a new gig: freelance journalist.

  • UK court: Police who held journalist's partner not at fault 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 9:58 am

    LONDON - Police acted lawfully when they used anti-terror powers to detain the partner of a journalist who worked with National Security Agency secret-spiller Edward Snowden, Britain's Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday.

  • The Latest: Massachusetts man freed from Iran returns home story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-18-16 12:16 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - The latest developments as Iran and world powers implement a landmark deal reached last year to curb Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of international sanctions (all times local).

  • Moroccan journalist is released after 10 months in prison 
    Updated: Jan-17-16 9:58 am

    RABAT, Morocco - A Moroccan investigative journalist was released from prison Sunday after serving a 10-month sentence for adultery in a case that rights groups described as politically driven.

  • Van Gaal set challenge by journalist dismissed as 'fat man' story has photos
    Updated: Jan-15-16 10:33 am

    MANCHESTER, England - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has been set a weighty challenge by the journalist he derided as a "fat man."

  • Belarusian journalist convicted of "illegal" reporting 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 8:21 am

    MINSK, Belarus - A Belarusian journalist has been fined for freelancing for an exiled television channel under a new restrictive media law in the former Soviet republic.

  • Gaza journalist says he was tortured in Hamas jail 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 2:43 pm

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Palestinian journalist Ayman al-Aloul frequently writes about the hardships of life in the Gaza Strip, and is one of the few voices willing to publicly criticize the rule of the Islamic Hamas movement.

  • Nebraska senator wants free speech for student journalists 
    Updated: Jan-11-16 2:27 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - A Nebraska senator wants student journalists to be guaranteed the same First Amendment rights as their professional counterparts.

  • Turkey: 3 arrested over the killing of Syrian journalist 
    Updated: Jan-10-16 3:06 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have arrested three people in connection with the killing of a Syrian journalist in southern Turkey.

  • Zimbabwe: Journalists arrested for criticizing govt 
    Updated: Jan-09-16 10:21 am

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Two Zimbabwean journalists were arrested after they reported that the government secretly paid salaries and bonuses to intelligence staffers while other civil servants went unpaid in December.