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UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018

Journalist joins ranks of stranger-than-fiction faked deaths

In a twist straight out of a spy thriller, Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko showed up at a news conference in Kiev on Wednesday – a day after he was reportedly …

Tom Wolfe, pioneering ‘New Journalist,’ dead at 88

Tom Wolfe, the white-suited wizard of “New Journalism” who exuberantly chronicled American culture from the Merry Pranksters through the space race before turning his satiric wit to such novels as …

Salvador police say missing magazine journalist found slain

Authorities in El Salvador say a magazine journalist has been kidnapped and killed in the gang-plagued Central American nation.

Israel says slain Gaza journalist was Hamas militant

Israel’s defense minister said Tuesday that a well-known Gaza journalist who was killed by Israeli gunfire over the weekend was a member of Hamas, an allegation denied by the Islamic …

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018

Slovak leader urges govt changes amid crisis over reporter

Slovak President Andrej Kiska called Sunday for substantial changes in the country’s coalition government or for an early election to resolve the “serious political crisis” resulting from the slayings of …

Slovak investigative reporter, girlfriend found shot dead

A Slovak investigative reporter and his girlfriend were shot dead in their home in an attack likely linked to his reporting on tax evasion, Slovakia’s top police official said Monday.

Malta announces 10 arrests in journalist’s car bomb killing

Ten Maltese suspects were arrested Monday over the car bomb slaying of a prominent investigative journalist, the prime minister and other authorities said, about six weeks after the assassination that …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017

Russian journalist says attacker was intent on killing her

A Russian radio journalist who narrowly survived a stabbing attack last month said in an interview with the Associated Press on Wednesday that the attacker was intent on killing her …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017

Killing of Maltese journalist silences anti-corruption voice

A few hundred meters from the home of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, in the field where the flaming wreckage of her car landed after being blown off the …

Moscow journalist in intensive care after stabbing attack

A well-known Russian radio journalist who was stabbed in the throat by an attacker has been operated on and transferred to an intensive care unit, her employer said Tuesday.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017

Hundreds attend Mass for slain reporter in Malta

Hundreds of people attended a Mass in Malta to celebrate an investigative journalist who was killed by a car bomb, and the archbishop prayed Monday that the nation would seek …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017

Well-known Moscow journalist stabbed at work, put in coma

A well-known journalist for Russia’s top independent radio station was stabbed in the throat Monday by an unidentified attacker who burst into her studio – the latest in a string …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017

Yemeni journalist denied entry to US to receive press award

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists says a Yemeni journalist has been denied a visa to the United States where she is set to receive a press award.

Malta offers $1.18 million to discover who killed reporter

Malta’s government on Saturday offered an “unprecedented” $1.18 million reward and full protection for anyone with information on who killed an investigative reporter with a car bomb.

Pope sends rare condolence after Malta journalist is slain

Pope Francis on Friday joined the chorus of shock over the car bomb slaying of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, sending a note expressing his condolences Friday to the …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017

Slain Maltese reporter crusaded against corruption

Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed when her car was blown up by a bomb, was fearless and formidable.

Car bomb kills investigative journalist in Malta

Malta’s prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation.

Syrian activist, daughter found dead in Turkey

A Syrian activist and her journalist daughter have been killed in their home in Istanbul, Turkish media reports said Friday, the latest victims of attacks targeting Syrian activists in Turkey.

Indian journalist gunned down outside her home

An Indian journalist was gunned down outside her home the southern city of Bangalore – the latest in a string of deadly attacks targeting journalists or outspoken critics of religious …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017

Syrian troops capture wide areas from IS in country’s center

Syrian government forces and their allies have captured a wide area from the Islamic State group in the country’s center, two days after besieging it, an opposition monitoring group and …

Swedish journalist’s torso found in submarine death mystery

Journalist Kim Wall had reported on conflicts, crises and natural disasters around the world. Earlier this month, she set out to sea from laid-back Copenhagen for a story about an …

Mexicans mourn well-known journalist as risks to reporters skyrocket

Journalist Javier Valdez long chronicled underworld activities in the Pacific Coast state of Sinaloa, home to the drug cartel once led by Joaqumn “El Chapo” Guzman. Valdez wrote on the …

Rob Curley: On the lookout for liars, and the difference between beliefs and facts

How journalists fare in a world of fake news.

Gunmen abduct Iraqi journalist from her Baghdad home

Gunmen kidnapped an Iraqi journalist after breaking into her Baghdad home, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday, a reminder of the dangers reporters face in a war-torn country where authorities have …

Thousands gather to mourn, celebrate, journalist Gwen Ifill

Thousands of mourners – including first lady Michelle Obama – remembered and celebrated veteran Washington journalist Gwen Ifill on Saturday, recalling her as a standard bearer, cherished friend, devoted mentor …

Prominent black journalist, publisher George Curry has died

WASHINGTON – George E. Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, has died. He was 69. …

Breitbart reporter involved in Donald Trump incident resigns

The Breitbart News reporter allegedly roughed up last week at a Donald Trump press conference has resigned from the conservative website, saying that she can’t work for an organization that …

Islamic State beheads Japanese journalist

TOKYO — Japan condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.