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Mobster arrested after attacking journalist in Italy

Rome - Italian police arrested a notorious mobster on Thursday after an unprovoked attack on a journalist in a Rome suburb that stunned the country.

Malta holds mass for slain journalist

Valletta - Politicians and dignitaries paid their respects on Monday at a mass for slain Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia -- though her family, which has accused the establishment of complicity in her death, was notably absent.

Malta offers 1-million euro reward over journalist's murder

Valletta - Malta's government offered a one-million euro ($1.2 million) reward Saturday for information to help solve the brutal murder of journalist and anti-corruption campaigner Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Digitalization of journalism into a research hub Special

London - The British Library is the repository of newspapers dating back to the 1600s together with a growing collection of radio, television and web news. Most of the content is now available digitally, providing an indispensable journalistic resource.

Italian reporter freed in Turkey

Rome - An Italian journalist arrested in Turkey while researching refugees near the Syrian border has been freed after two weeks in detention, Italy's foreign ministry said Monday.

EU founding fathers signed 'blank' Treaty of Rome

Rome - The European Union's six founding members formally approved the Treaty of Rome by signing a string of blank pages at the 1957 ceremony that gave birth to the bloc.

Interviewing the Interviewer: Sports journalist Nkwa Asonye Jr. Special

Veteran sports journalist Nkwa Asonye Jr. chatted with Digital Journal about his respected career in sports journalism, and he offered advice for hopefuls.

Dutch journalist killed as clashes rock Libya's Sirte

Tripoli - A Dutch journalist was killed by sniper fire Sunday while covering clashes in Libya's coastal city of Sirte, as unity government forces battled Islamic State group holdouts in the jihadist bastion.

Covering Syria through hunger and fear

Aleppo - For Karam al-Masri, AFP's reporter, photographer and videojournalist in rebel-held Aleppo, the past five years have been a series of tragedies: detention by the regime, and then the Islamic State group, the death of his parents in an air strike, the si...

Mexican journalist dies from two gunshot wounds

Taxco - In the latest attack on Mexican journalists, Francisco Pacheco Beltrán, correspondent for the daily Sol de Acapulco, was found dead of gunshot wounds outside his home in Guerrero State.

Journalist sentenced to two years in prison for helping Anonymous

Sacramento - A popular social media journalist received a sentence of two years in federal prison Wednesday after being convicted of allegedly conspiring with the hacker collective Anonymous to break into the Los Angeles Times' website in order to alter a story.

Expelled French reporter's flight leaves China

Bejing - Expelled French reporter Ursula Gauthier's flight out of China took off early Friday, data showed, after Beijing forced her to leave following her criticism of government policy in violence-wracked, mainly Muslim Xinjiang.

Honduras: Journalist given refuge in human rights commission

Tegucigalpa - A journalist in Honduras has been given refuge in the country's human rights commission because he claims the government is plotting his assassination for exposing a corruption scandal.

Op-Ed: Remembering Dr. Lisa L. Rollins — Journalist Extraordinaire

Dr. Lisa L. Rollins was an accomplished music journalist, journalism educator and publicist, and one of the best individuals in her craft.

Profile of a Digital Journalist: Marcus Hondro's many arts

Whether it's been opening on Muddy Waters' last tour, exchanging lines in a movie with Al Pacino or writing plays of his own, Marcus Hondro has enjoyed a circuitous path to journalism.

Journalist Robert Chamwami Shalubuto killed in DR Congo

Goma - The United Nations released a statement deploring the murder of Robert Chamwami Shalubuto from DR Congo. Shalubuto was a broadcaster with Congolese National Radio and Television (RTNC). He was gunned down by two men in Goma on December 26.

Profile of a Digital Journalist: Karen Graham's natural passion Special

For some, the path to taking up journalism comes from education in the field. For Digital Journal Editor-at-Large Karen Graham, a lifetime's worth of experiences — from serving in the army to owning pet stores — led her to where she is now.

Op-Ed: Obama had tried to rescue photojournalist Foley

Washington D.c. - It was clear there was something even more somber than usual when President Barack Obama talked of the slaughter of photojournalist James Foley, calling him a friend. Obama had sent special forces to try to rescue him, sources are reporting.

Livestream video captured Sunday's Ferguson protests

Ferguson - On Sunday night, Vice journalist Tim Pool is livestreamed video of the chaos in Ferguson, MO, minutes before the curfew descends on the embattled neighbourhood. Seven people have been arrested and one man has been reportedly shot.

Op-Ed: Sonoma Job counselor with a pioneering journalist past Special

Sonoma - Ah the wine country! Beautiful vineyards, charming boutiques, with fine restaurants this region is a weekend get-a-away. And, what more perfect example than in the Old Mission town of Sonoma,

China detains journalist over 'state secrets' leak: police

Beijing - China has detained a prominent former journalist for leaking "state secrets", police said Thursday, the latest move to silence critics of the ruling Communist Party ahead of June's 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.

Body of missing Canadian journalist, filmmaker found in Cambodia

Edmonton - The body of a missing Canadian journalist and filmmaker was confirmed to be found in Cambodia, according to reports from earlier today.

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies in Mexico City home, 1927-2014

Considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century, famed Colombian journalist, novelist, short story writer and screenwriter Gabriel Garcia Marquez has passed away at the age of 87 in his Mexico City home.

American journalist rejects Russia's claims for visa denial

An American journalist who was denied a visa to report from Russia rejects Moscow's claims of violating Russian visa-entry rules.

Serbia arrests two ex-spies over journalist's murder

Belgrade - Serbian police on Tuesday said they had arrested two former intelligence officers suspected of involvement in the murder of journalist Slavko Curuvija, a fierce critic of late the strongman Slobodan Milosevic.

Rob Ford attacks reporter Daniel Dale, suggests he's a pedophile

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may have dragged himself down to yet another low when, on a taped interview airing Monday night, he implied a Toronto Star reporter was a pedophile. There's no substance to the allegation but that seemed immaterial to Ford.

1 person severely injured in shooting at Paris newspaper office

Paris - According to police sources, at least one person, believed to be an assistant photographer, was injured when a man opened fire in the Paris offices of the left-wing daily newspaper Libération on Monday.

Obituary of a Digital Journalist: RIP Carolyn E. Price 1959-2013 Special

A passionate journalist with a sharp sense of humour, Carolyn E. Price left us too early. The Toronto-area Digital Journalist passed away last week after battling cancer, so we present you with a profile of a long-standing contributor to our news network.

Spanish journalist hostage in Syria since early September 2013

Hama - According to an announcement late on Monday, Marc Marginedas, a special correspondent in Syria for Spanish newspaper El Periodico, has been kidnapped and has been held hostage since September 4 this year.

AFP press photographer gored covering 'Toro de la Vega' event

Tordesillas - An AFP press photographer, covering the "Toro de la Vega" festival in Tordesillas, Spain was gored by a huge bull and has been taken to hospital for surgery. Eleven other people were lightly injured in the event.
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