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Russian journalists risk safety to cover news

By Rachyl Houterman As Russian government officials continue to curtail freedom of speech across the nation, journalists risk their safety and lives to cover the critical issues and fulfill their roles as the “watchdog,” according to investigations conducted by the … Continue reading

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Challenges facing global media ethics

By Hillary Smith Global media ethics, which are principles and practices expected of journalists and news organizations worldwide, have a long road ahead. New methods of communication are enabling media to extend the reach from local to global. With the expansion of … Continue reading

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Freedom of the press proves costly

Journalism has always been a dangerous profession. The desire to sniff out hard news is often paired with the risking of life and limb. As the “Arab Spring” became the “Arab Uprising” the need for awareness in a world of … Continue reading

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