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U.S. Identified as “Problematic” for Journalists

April 22, 2019
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U.S. Identified as “Problematic” for Journalists

The 2019 World Press Freedom Index has been released and continues the narrative of previous years as animosity towards the press erodes into hostility and violence, fostering an environment of fear for journalists around the globe. The United States has fallen three more places in the ranking, landing, not at good or even satisfactory, but…

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Imprisoned Journalists and Comic Strip Alum Among Pulitzer Winners

April 17, 2019
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Imprisoned Journalists and Comic Strip Alum Among Pulitzer Winners

The 2019 Pulitzer Prizes winners have been announced, and among the many talented journalists, photographers, authors, and musicians, were Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo – the two Reuter’s journalists imprisoned for supposedly violating Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act while investigating the massacre of Rohingya Muslims. Darrin Bell, a talented cartoonist with two nationally syndicated comic…

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2018 was the Deadliest Year for Journalists

December 24, 2018
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2018 was the Deadliest Year for Journalists

TIME Magazine has announced their annually anticipated person of the year for 2018, the honor is bestowed this year on four journalists and one news organization who have lost their lives or freedom in pursuit of the truth.TIME’s editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal wrote in an essay about the selection, “Like all human gifts, courage comes to…

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Indiana Fails to Restore Student’s First Amendment Rights

February 9, 2018
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Indiana Fails to Restore Student’s First Amendment Rights

Indiana’s House Bill 1016, which sought to reinstate student journalists First Amendment rights, failed 47 – 45, missing by four votes the constitutional majority required to pass it to the Senate. This outcome closely echoes the hollow victory of a similar bill last year, which passed the house 88 – 4, only to die in…

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