Feb 9, 2015

Ukraine arrests journalist after call to dodge draft

Ukraine’s security service arrested a journalist on treason charges Sunday after he posted a video online urging people to dodge the country’s new military draft, his wife and officials said. Ruslan Kotsaba — a television journalist from the western region of Ivano-Frankivsk — was ...

Ex-CIA officer in leak case found guilty of espionage

Jan 27, 2015

Ex-CIA officer in leak case found guilty of espionage

A former CIA officer was convicted of espionage charges Monday for having leaked to a New York Times journalist classified details of a secret operation to thwart Iran’s nuclear program. Jurors found Jeffrey Sterling guilty on all nine counts he faced in federal court ...

Dec 22, 2014

Good news from Tom Brokaw: His cancer is in remission

Tom Brokaw says his cancer is in remission. The veteran NBC newsman announced Sunday that, after months of chemotherapy, he soon will begin a drug maintenance program. Sharing with colleagues what he called “very encouraging news,” Brokaw’s internal memo noted that a year ago ...

Dec 5, 2014

Journalist missing in Minsk, feared detained

A Belarussian journalist who specializes in defense has been missing for several days, his colleagues said on Thursday, raising fears he has been detained by security forces. Journalist Alexander Alesin “has not come to work for several days now,” Irina Krylovich, deputy editor of ...

Sep 12, 2014

Islamic State threatens to behead Iraqi journalist: RSF

An Iraqi journalist has been kidnapped by Islamic State militants who are threatening to behead him if he refuses to work for them, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) warned Thursday. Raad Mohammed al-Azzawi, a cameraman, was taken prisoner on Sunday in Samarra, a ...

Journalist killed in Syria honored at U.S. museum

May 17, 2013

Journalist killed in Syria honored at U.S. museum

A Japanese who was among 88 journalists who died last year while reporting the news was honored at the Newseum this week in Washington. Mika Yamamoto, killed last year while covering the civil war in Syria, was added Monday to the Journalists Memorial of ...