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Journalists questioned Kim Jong Un. For once, he answered.

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White House, in fight with CNN, argues Trump has ‘broad discretion’ to police journalists’ access

Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images White House The White House said in response to a lawsuit by CNN that correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass was revoked because of conduct that ‘disrupts press events.’ By MATTHEW CHOI 11/14/2018 [...]

Erdogan Champions Khashoggi While Trampling Turkish Journalists and Dissidents

ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has kept the case of Jamal Khashoggi alive through a steady drip of leaks, forcing the Saudis to admit that the columnist and dissident was killed more than a month ago in their [...]

Journalist’s Expulsion Casts Shadow on Hong Kong’s Future

HONG KONG — When the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong decided in late July to invite an obscure political activist to speak at the elegant 19th-century building that is its home, there was a vague sense among its board [...]


Slovakia: This is an update to my post in February. Slovak prosecutor may charge more people over journalist's murder BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – More people may face charges for the murder of a Slovak investigative journalist, the country’s [...]

U.S. Spy Agencies Are Increasingly Convinced of Saudi Prince’s Ties to Journalist’s Disappearance

WASHINGTON — American intelligence officials are increasingly convinced that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia is culpable in the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an appraisal that poses challenges [...]

Mike Pompeo Meets Turkish President to Discuss Saudi Journalist’s Fate

ISTANBUL — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Wednesday with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, trying to resolve the international uproar over the alleged killing of a journalist inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, [...]

Myanmar Sentences Reuters Journalists to 7 Years in Prison

One prosecution witness who said he was present during the arrests admitted under cross-examination that he had written the location on his hand so he would not forget it while he was testifying. Another officer admitted that he burned [...]

White House limits number of U.S. journalists at Trump-Kim meeting in Singapore

President Donald Trump walks with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un at the start of their historic summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June [...]
The Mafia Reporter With a Police Escort (and the 200 Journalists Like Him)
He was feeding his dog outside his country home, when two men jumped him, grabbed his right arm, and twisted it behind his back until his shoulder muscles tore in three places. “The only words the attackers told me that day were, ‘Mind [...]