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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.

Chinese journalist freed from prison after eight years

Shi Tao was freed today after eight years in a Chinese prison for “illegally providing state secrets to a foreign entity.”

Sir David Frost, journalist & broadcaster dies at age 74

Veteran television host, producer and author Sir David Frost has passed away at the age of 74 following a heart attack. He leaves behind his wife Carina and three sons.

Continuation of whistleblower 'No-Fly Zone' policy and other news

London - The Government Accountability Project (GAP) has released a statement about the detention of David Miranda, Brazilian national and partner of whistleblower journalist Glenn Greenwald, and the Guardian reports an attack on its computers in the UK by GCHQ.

Unpublished interview with now-deceased reporter Helen Thomas Special

Washington - Legendary White House reporter Helen Thomas died today at the age of 92. She achieved many "firsts" in her career, including opening up the White House Correspondents' Dinner to women. Thomas shared some details of that event with this reporter.

Egyptian photojournalist captures the moment of his own death

Cairo - An Egyptian photojournalist caught his own death on camera. The video shows grainy footage of an Egyptian soldier taking aim, and then shooting him dead.

Video: RT reporter hit by water cannon in Ankara, Turkey

Ankara - It seems even the press is unwelcome in Turkey right now. RT's Tom Barton was reporting on a demonstration in Ankara when a water cannon sprayed him and knocked him off his feet, right in front of the cameramen and crew.

Young filmmaker dies making documentary on UK homeless

As part of his application for a position on the Channel 4 investigative journalism programme, Lee Halpin decided to spend a week living rough on the streets of Newcastle, filming what life is like for the homeless. He passed away three days later.

Review: Sulha looks into the lives of the Bedouins, novel by Malka Marom Special

Toronto - Malka Marom is a fascinating Canadian-Israeli artist, journalist and producer whose interests and talents cross a spectrum that only some artists dream of experiencing. As a child she had a leading role in the first movie ever filmed in Israel.

Profile of a Digital Journalist: Making a Weiss decision to be a writer Special

She loves hip-hop and basketball. She dreams of being published in Rolling Stone. She writes to distract herself from a chronic health condition. Find out more about Layne Weiss, a Digital Journalist since March 2012.

Cricket journalist Christopher Martin-Jenkins dies aged 67

It has been announced that the cricket journalist and former president of the Marylebone Cricket Club, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, has died after a year long battle with cancer.

Fox News reporter attacked by Michigan union protesters at rally

Detroit - In an attempt to interview union members during a rally in Lansing, Fox News reporter Steven Crowder was punched several times and then later grabbed from behind as he tried to head back to the media tent.

Cape Cod Times editors discover journalist fabricated sources

Hyannis - Karen Jeffrey, a journalist for the Cape Cod Times since 1981, fabricated at least 69 sources in 34 of her news stories since 1998, according to her employer. Jeffrey later admitted her fabrication and has now left the newspaper.

Veteran Canadian broadcast journalist Henry Champ dies at 75

Henry Champ, 75, a veteran Canadian broadcast journalist died Sunday morning in Washington, D.C., his son Adam confirmed, as CBC News reports.

New York Times photojournalist fights brutal NYPD arrest

New York - Robert Stolarik was doing his job, covering the arrest of a 16-year-old girl in the Bronx, when the NYPD brutally assaulted and arrested him.

UK journalist tweeting again after Twitter account reactivated

A British reporter who had his Twitter privileges revoked for criticizing NBC Olympic coverage and tweeting the corporate email address of an NBC executive, has his Twitter account back again.

Twitter suspends UK journalist critical of NBC Olympics coverage

Twitter suspended the account of a journalist from The Independent because he tweeted an email address of Gary Zenkel, the President of NBC Olympics. Guy Adams was outraged over NBC's broadcast delay of the Opening Ceremony.
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Spanish journalist Marc Marginedas is being held hostage in Syria and has been in the hands of a rebel group since September 4th, 2013.
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