Journalism

Common Dreams staff
Journalist Jim Acosta, the senior White House correspondent for CNN, was among those expressing alarm and frustration on Monday after the White House held a press briefing that barred the use of both audio and video recordings. "I don't know why everybody is going along with this," Acosta said on air after the closed briefing with Sean Spicer,...
Common Dreams staff
A day after her arrest was announced publicly by the U.S. Justice Department,...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protester and photographer was cleared of all...

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...