Journalism

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
These journalists were killed by Israel in the 50-day military assault last summer. They are Reuters Cameraman Fadel Shana, 23; Palestine Network for Press and Media journalist Rami Rayan; Al-Aqsa TV journalist Sameh al-Aryan. (Photos from Committee to Protect Journalists)
Israel on Monday provoked the outrage of journalists and human rights campaigners alike when its foreign ministry released a short, animated video mocking foreign correspondents reporting from Gaza. Critics say the video is especially offensive given Israel's history of repressing, harassing, and killing journalists, particularly in last summer's...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As the U.S. heads into the 2016 election cycle, where spending by candidates...
Kitty Stapp
When war breaks out, most non-combatants run the other way. But a handful of...

Further

Egypt's grotesque sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to years in prison for doing their job is sparking well-earned outrage, with their boss declaring the decision "defies logic, sense and any semblance of justice.” Hopefully, outrage will likewise greet the news that, the day before, John Kerry was in Egypt assuring al-Sisi the U.S. will be sending Apache helicopters "very, very soon" to add to the $600 million of weaponry we've already sent, now that our two freedom-loving countries...