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Iranian American reporter faces espionage trial in Iran


A closed trial began in Tehran yesterday for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who is charged with espionage, colluding with hostile governments and anti-government propaganda. Continue reading

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Egypt frees Al Jazeera journalist after 400 days in jail


Egypt has freed one of three Al Jazeera journalists who had been jailed for over a year on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist group that is banned in Egypt. Continue reading

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Podcasting: Sharing your ideas About featured topics – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Lisa Prososki Subject(s) Social Studies, Communication Arts, Technology, Science, Journalism Estimated Time: Part 1: One 90-minute class period, two 50-minute class periods Part 2:…read more

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Afghans Outraged By Actions of Journalist, Military


Journalists covering the war in Afghanistan face the threat of death or kidnapping at the hands of the Taliban, a violent Islamic organization that used…read more

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11-year-old Interviews President Obama


Damon Weaver, a south Florida elementary school student reporter, landed his biggest interview yet: a sit-down talk with the President of the United States. President…read more

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