NEWSWORTHY

Sep 7, 2018

A 'sad day for Myanmar'

Myanmar's persecution of two Reuters reporters, sentencing them to seven years behind bars, is shameful. The silence of the world's governments is equally shameful.

Jul 17, 2018

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper to receive Walter Cronkite Award

Arizona State University is awarding its 2018 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper. He will receive the award on Oct. 17 in Phoenix from the university's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Cooper says he's honored and humbled ...

/ Jun 2, 2018

'Fake news' laws are a fake solution

by Adam Minter

In the waning days of Malaysia's recent election campaign, then-opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad was investigated under the country's anti-fake news law. Had he been charged and convicted, he could have spent as much as six years in prison. Instead, Mahathir was elected prime minister with ...

Automation comes to news-gathering in Japan

/ Mar 4, 2018

Automation comes to news-gathering in Japan

by Tomoko Otake

The news business in Japan has long been notoriously labor-intensive. Reporters assigned to the crime and disaster beats have largely relied on briefings from police officers or firefighters for their initial reports. But to get a scoop or avoid falling behind their competitors, they have ...