Journalist

Filipino journalist shot dead while watching TV in store

A gunman shot and killed a journalist as he watched TV inside a store in a central Philippine town, in a brazen attack in what has long been considered one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists. Through Associated press JIM GOMEZ December 9, 2021, 05:43 • …

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Changing the Conversation About Autism ‘- The Oxford Student

Image Description: Eric Garcia, in a suit and tie, sits on a bench and poses for the camera. Like many others around the world and at this university, I have autism. My official diagnosis came shortly after my 22nd birthday this year, and in my desperate attempt to navigate this …

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Journalist Quinones’ book links new methamphetamine to the growth of tent camps in cities

It’s often referred to as the “fourth wave” of the country’s drug crisis: first painkillers, then heroin, then fentanyl, and now stimulants like methamphetamine. While there are no exact numbers, Massachusetts health care providers and law enforcement say methamphetamine use is on the rise here. The state legislature created a …

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Veteran Hawaii reporter Bob Jones has died aged 85

One of the most prominent journalists in the Honolulu media landscape has passed away. Bob Jones, former KGMB presenter, Honolulu Advertiser reporter and editor, and MidWeek columnist, died Monday morning from heart failure. His widow, Denby Fawcett, said he was 85 and passed away peacefully in their Diamond Head home. …

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Journalist says Boris Johnson’s dad is “charming” and “a little too friendly”

Stanley Johnson could be fired from a prestigious role as environmental ambassador over allegations of sexual assault. The powerful Conservative Environmental Network, for which he is an international ambassador, said: “The alleged behavior is not acceptable.” But as calls for an investigation grew, a supporter of the prime minister’s “charming” …

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The “10 most urgent cases” of murders of journalists awaiting justice, as UN celebrates International Day to end impunity

In conjunction with the UN-recognized International Day to End Impunity on November 2, media organizations around the world including the One Free Press Coalition are releasing this monthly “10 Most Urgent” list. cases of journalists murdered around the world, where those responsible for the murder have yet to be held …

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The reporter who predicted the opioid epidemic is sounding the alarm on the next wave

An alley in Huntington, West Virginia, the epicenter of the opioid epidemic, in 2017. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images) When journalist Sam Quinones set out to find a buyer for the book that became “Dreamland” ten years ago, there was little interest. Only one publisher was interested in …

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NY Times reporter Kara Swisher visits Trinity College

Kara Swisher (left) and Sammi Bray ’25 (right), photo courtesy of Sammi Bray ’25 Sammi Bray ’25 Editor-in-chief “When you walk into a room, do you have any influence? Is the opening tune for Kara Swisher’s New York Times podcast, Sway. When Swisher walked into Washington Room at Mather Hall …

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Longtime Philadelphia Catholic journalist Lou Baldwin, traveling encyclopedia, dedicated walker and biographer of St. Katherine Drexel, dies at 86

Lou Baldwin receives applause on March 3, 2013, after accepting the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament National Prize for Peace and Justice at St. Katharine Drexel Shrine in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. His wife, Rita, is pictured next to him. Baldwin, a Catholic journalist known to generations of Philadelphia Catholics for his …

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