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Algeria's independent press fears for its survival
Algeria's independent press fears for its survival
Stifled by the internet and 24-hour news channels as well as political pressures,...
Cameroon has lashed out at international thinktank over warning on anglophones
Cameroon has lashed out at international thinktank over warning on anglophones
Cameroon on Wednesday blasted the International Crisis Group (ICG) as an "agency of destabilisation" after the thinktank warned an armed insurgency...
66 journalists killed as attacks grow more barbaric
66 journalists killed as attacks grow more barbaric
The beheading of James Foley and Steven Sotloff highlighted the extreme danger journalists face in covering modern conflicts.
Mexico is no mentor for SA press, Mr President
Mexico is no mentor for SA press, Mr President
Addressing a group of visiting journalism students at Parliament on Tuesday, Zuma said South Africa could benefit from more "patriotic...
SA drops drastically on world press freedom index
SA drops drastically on world press freedom index
According to Reporters Without Borders, South Africa’s ranking has been steadily slipping as investigative journalism is threatened by the...
Number of journalists killed rising, says reporter group
Number of journalists killed rising, says reporter group
Sixty-six journalists were killed and more than 1 000 arrested worldwide this year -- many of them covering Arab revolutions, gang crime in...
Fears sparked by BlackBerry assistance in British riots
Fears sparked by BlackBerry assistance in British riots
A media watchdog voiced concern on Saturday at the cooperation between British authorities and the Canadian maker of BlackBerry smart phones to...
Press freedom denied in Côte d'Ivoire
Press freedom denied in Côte d'Ivoire
The government may have changed in the Côte d'Ivoire, but a question mark hangs over press freedom.
SA photographer missing in Libya
SA photographer missing in Libya
Two US journalists, a Spanish reporter and a South African photographer were reported missing in east Libya on Thursday, as the Gaddafi regime...
Press Club condemns alleged assault of journos in Zim
Press Club condemns alleged assault of journos in Zim
The National Press Club in Pretoria on Friday "strongly condemned" the reported assault and detention of al-Jazeera journalists in Zimbabwe this...
Holding a knife at the wrong end
Holding a knife at the wrong end
There are times and places when being brave should not be a good sign. Take journalism, for instance.
Al-Jazeera cameraman returns from Guantánamo
Al-Jazeera cameraman returns from Guantánamo
A Sudanese cameraman with the Arab satellite news channel al-Jazeera on Friday accused US authorities of insulting Islamic symbols on his return...

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